Carbon Dating (Detail)

Carbon Dating 2

Acrylic and conte on canvas (2015)

Size:  w 24″ x h 30″

A fossil of the primitive bird Archaeopteryx lithographia (the “Berlin specimen”) from the Solnhofen Limestone site in southern Germany was the inspiration for this painting, which took a turn or two of its own past that image.

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Shell frosting

Shell frosting

Mixed media on travertine
Size: 4″ x 4″ x 1/4″

I am playing with these images (this one, and the two below), Picasa-style. The shell paintings themselves are luminescent pearl and soft thalo gold set against bone white stone. When my photography skills catch up to my painting abilities, I will show you how they really look. The website for Bedrock Art is scheduled for grand opening in three weeks. Stay tuned!