Paintings

Much of my studio time is spent on one-off mixed media work.
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'Hinged Gate'

Gouache, Graphite, Gesso, Walnut Ink,
 Image Transfer on Paper

Poem by Mary Jane Nealon
'The Chaos in Warrensburg, Missouri'

 

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'Fences'

Water Soluble Graphite & Micron Pen 
on Lana Laid Paper

Poem by Mary Jane Nealon
'The Chaos in Warrensburg, Missouri'
 
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"Mastery"

Graphite on Arches 90# Watercolor Paper

Excerpt from 'The Portrait'
by Iain Pears
   

 
 
'Staring'
Lyrics from 'Unwritten'
Brush and broad pen lettering, ink
gesso, inkjet print of photo on transparency film, on paper.
 
 
 
'Carnal Apple'
Poem by Pablo Neruda
Brush and pointed pen lettering, ink, gouache, and gesso on paper.
 
 
'Cut to the Chase'
Lyrics by Jim Lauderdale
Pen lettering, ink
gesso, and gouache on paper.
 
 
 
'Forget Not'
Quote by Kahlil Gibran
Brush, pencil and broad pen lettering, ink, gesso, inkjet print
on transparency film, on paper.
 
 
'Forget Not II'
Quote by Kahlil Gibran
Brush and broad pen lettering, ink
gesso, inkjet print of photo on transparency film, on paper.
 
 
'Touch'
Words by Pablo Neruda
Brush lettering, gouache, inkjet print of photo on transparency film, on recycled book page.
 
 
'Neruda Trio'
Poem by Pablo Neruda
Brush, pen and graphite
lettering, gouache, inkjet
print of photo on transparency
film, recycled book pages on
paper.
 
 
 
Detail of
'Neruda Trio'
Poem by Pablo Neruda
Brush, pen and graphite
 lettering, gouache, inkjet
print of photo on transparency
film, recycled book pages on paper. 
 
 
'Grasses I'
Poem by Kyogoku Tamenori
Brush and broad pen lettering, ink,
& gesso on paper.
 
 
'Grasses II'
Poem by Kyogoku Tamenori
Brush and broad pen lettering, ink,
pastel, acrylic & gesso on paper.
 
 
love has no color
 
'Love Has No Color'
Poem by Izumi Shikibu
Brush lettering on paper.
 
 
'Floating Bridge'
Poem by Izumi Shikibu
Pen lettering on paper.
 
 
'Stained Two'
Poem by Izumi Shikibu
 
Ruling and broad pen lettering, ink
on paper.
 
 

Detail of
'Stained Two'
Poem by Izumi Shikibu
Ruling and broad pen lettering, ink
on paper.
 
 
'Stained Three'
Poem by Izumi Shikibu
Ruling and broad pen lettering, ink
on paper.
 
 
Detail of
'Stained Three'
Poem by Izumi Shikibu
Ruling and broad pen lettering, ink
on paper.
 


'Immaculate Fuel'
Poem by Mary Jane Nealon
Drawing by Pierre Paul Prud'hon

Brush and pen written letters,
Ink, gouache, gesso, inkjet print
on transparency film on BFK Rives.
 
 


'Athena's Hands'
Texts by Rufinus & Anacreontea 6
Drawing by Pierre Paul Prud'hon

Brush and pen written letters,
Ink, gouache, gesso, inkjet print on
photo paper on BFK Rives.
 
 

Detail of
'Athena's Hands'

White letters done with a
pointed pen.
Black lettering with pointed brush.

 
 
'There is No Angst or Tension,
Not a Single Hurtful Word'
 
Text by Rufinus, Anacreaontea 6,
and Plautus.
Drawing by Pierre Paul Prud'hon
 
Pen & brush lettering, collage on paper.
 
 
 
'Refusal'
Poem by Maya Angelou
 
Brush and pen written letters,
Ink, gouache, gesso, pastel & acrylic
on BFK Rives.
 
 
 
Detail of
'Refusal'
Poem by Maya Angelou
 
 
 
 
'The Hollow of a Thirsty Earth'
Text from 'Potter' by
Pablo Neruda
 
Images of marble Cycladic figures
from the Getty Museum, LA, CA
 
Brush and pen lettering on mixed
media collage.
 
 
Detail of
'The Hollow of a Thirsty Earth'
 
Brush drawn Trajan Caps
on paper.
 
 
'The Dear Postmistress"
poem by Richard Hugo
 
Brush lettering, Gouache, Ink,
Inkjet print on Paper.
 
 
'Swirling'
Lyrics by Elvis Perkins
 
Gouache and acrylic on BFK Rives.
6.5" x 10.5"
 
Brush and pen lettering.
 
 
Detail of
'Swirling'
 
Pen lettering over goache
and acrylic ground.
 

'Penelope's Dream'
Text from Homer's Odyssey
 
Gouache and acrylic on BFK Rives.
 
Pen and brush lettering.
 
 

'Night is not an Acrobat'
Poem by Mary Jane Nealon
 
Gouache and ink on BFK Rives.
13"x 18"
 
Pen and brush lettering.

  
 
Detail of
'Night is not an Acrobat'
Poem by Mary Jane Nealon

Pen and brush lettering.
 
 
'Night is not an Acrobat 2'
Poem by Mary Jane Nealon
 
Gouache, acrylic and ink on 
BFK Rives.
14.5" x 22"
 
Pen and brush lettering.
 

Detail of
'Night is not an Acrobat 2'
Poem by Mary Jane Nealon
 
Pen and brush lettering.
  

'Riddled Sky'
Lyrics by Elvis Perkins
 
Gouache and acrylic on BFK Rives.
 
Pen and brush lettering.
 

Detail of 
'Riddled Sky'
 
Pen and brush lettering.

 

'While You Were Sleeping'
Lyrics by Elvis Perkins
 
Ink, Pastels,Gouache, acrylic and inkjet prints on BFK Rives.
10.5" x 14.5"
 
Pen and brush lettering.
 

Detail of
'While You Were Sleeping'
Lyrics by Elvis Perkins

Pen and brush lettering.
  

'While You Were Sleeping 2'
Lyrics by Elvis Perkins
 
Ink, Pastels,Gouache, acrylic and inkjet prints on BFK Rives.
10.5" x 14.5"
 
Pen lettering.
  

Detail of
'While You Were Sleeping 2'
Lyrics by Elvis Perkins
 
Pen lettering.
 

'I Say'
Part of the poem 'Phenomenal Woman" by Maya Angelou.
 
Gouache and acrylic on BFK Rives.
10" x 14"
 
Pen and brush lettering.

 

Detail of
'I Say'
Part of the poem 'Phenomenal Woman" by Maya Angelou.
 
Pen and brush lettering.