Afghan Landscapes

I deployed to Afghanistan with the 92 Military Police Company in 2005. I painted and sketched my way across the Afghanistan landscape as the hectic operation tempo allowed. It was an ancient land that I grew fond of as we patrolled mountains and deserts. At the tours end I had amassed over 50 drawings and paintings. The bulk of which I used for an exhibit in Hanau Germany near Frankfurt. I wanted the German people to see the American forces in Europe as warriors with an appreciation for fine art. The exhibition was held in the remnants of a church that had been bombed by the US during World War II.

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2 thoughts on “Afghan Landscapes

  1. A-MA-ZING! The details are so cool, like the tank tires and the contrast in colors on the mountains. I also like the contrast of the harsh subject of war vs the beautifully rich colors in the paintings.

    • Hello Chrissy,
      I thank you for looking at this site. I appreciate your comments and, wish to paint you something that you will always enjoy. I look forward to hearing from you next. Have a great week.

      -Mark

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