Franz Marc style horses

This new Horse window was commissioned by Dave Grever for his daughter. Sadly Dave will be moving to Texas soon. The window is from his house here in Williams Bay. His daughter loves horses and seems pleased with the idea of moving to a state full of our four legged friends. Dave is a war historian and knows Franz Marks tragic end on the WWI fields of Verdun in 1916.

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Art School “Academy Minerva”

It’s 1996 again as I sift through old photographs of art school in Groningen Netherlands. It has beep a point of reflection realizing my favorite themes have not changed. Going back in time gives us a chance to take stock in ones life. Looking back also gives reason move forward to experiment and be pushing your comfort zone all the time.
We are all fortunate to be here. Art has a way of saying more than words can.

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This last pic is from Highschool. I always loved that feeling getting pumped up for a Down Hill Race. Very Similar to starting a new painting.

Special Delivery

The Baker House on glass was an experiment using glue and a silver sharpie to look like stained glass. I delivered the piece today to the surprise of the staff dressed in 1920’s fashion. If any one is in the Lake Geneva are I encourage you to experience this treasure of a land mark on the shores of Geneva Lake.
I wish you all happy days and a fun weekend.

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Happy Halloween

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“Octagon” window

My latest commission:
This is an eight sided window from a prominent Williams Bay boat house. No better way to keep the magic alive that turn into art.

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Double Paine octowindow was a challenge. Just adding color didn’t match up to both sides. Double the Paine!

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Modi 3

Modi 3 is my first attempt at morphing figures together on glass. Quick brushwork was required, and the paint became thick and uncontrollable in the end. To no avail, the paint spark returned and everything fell into place.
This image was conceived from two works by Modiglianni.

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After days of thought and an old Sharpie dying out, I changed the painting into a reflection of our troops fighting against martyrs willing to die for a promised 72 virgins.

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New Non Objective

Going big today with a 3×5 foot canvass. I wanted to paint a non objective and see where the night would take me. I wound up with broad strokes and organic lines. I am pleased with the results and I hope you enjoy the piece from all four sides.

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