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Glow Peace

  This was my first-ever glow-in-the-dark artwork. And it started with a children’s coloring book page:   I was tickled by this design, so I cut the page apart and traced the mushrooms, moon, and stars onto a wood canvas that I had previously gessoed and painted manganese blue. For the transfer, I used Saral …

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Glow Forest

  This piece began as one of my early morning waking-up dream pictures — when I linger in the creative zone between unconscious sleep and out-of-bed alertness. I often find myself in “design mode” during these semi-frequent episodes, and I often fairly leap out of bed with an excited determination to create a new artwork, …

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Java Cup Gift

  When my son and his at-the-time girlfriend moved into a new apartment in August 2015, they soon got a new cat, an all-black beauty they named Java. A few months later, when Java was starting to fill out a bit in late kittenhood, it was time for her lady owner’s birthday, and I had …

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