Arches; Fish Lady of Vienna

The photo was taken in a bazaar near St Stephan's Square in Vienna, Austria.  It is called Donaunixenbrunnen, the Danube Mermaid Fountain. In the painting, the viewer is pulled into the black pool in the lower corner and gently pulled out by the subject.  Then...

Sacre Coeur

This photo was taken in October at Sacre Coeur, Paris, France.  I applied what I will call a point rotation and fanned the photo 90 degrees.  Somewhat like cubism, the landscape became a portrait.  Then I applied a few editing applications to work from.  In the first,...

View from Room 62

The photo was taken from Hotel Aida Opera, Paris, France. The view from my room was sometimes spectacular with shapes and perspectives, and I was excited to paint this when I returned.  The painting is a piece of the view.  I plan to do the wider view someday as well....

Pendant, Reflection, and Valance

Pendant is the name of the light covering.  Valance is the name for the small curtain dressing the top of the window. Part of the series of subjects close to home, and again its playing with the question - what lies below - and the context. This is from my kitchen and...

Questions for Carroll

Here's the deal, for a $1 a month (or 2, 5, 10) you can ask a physicist a question.  About anything!  Dr. Sean M. Carroll, CalTech, hosts a podcast called Mindscape.  As a patreon, you can ask him anything.  Genius!  Ive dreamed about interviewing cutting edge...