A Question of Limits

A legitimate comment sparked this post. I don’t know if the person was just being a social media denizen (where the goal is to tear down) or knew that I always create a scene for my art, with multiple angles worthy of expression to the lens, and decided to coax out another angle from me.Continue reading “A Question of Limits”

Sea of Dreams

She waits on the shores of the Siren Sea, opposite the Fields of Unformed Desires. Her song calls to the pirate vessel that she will captain across the mists of the cerulean waters. Full disclosure, the pose/idea is based on a photo (not mine) taken of a friend on whom I’ve had a school-boy crushContinue reading “Sea of Dreams”

The Mermaid Queen

She’s seen the fall of the Dodo, the discovery of the Whalefish, the wholesale destruction of her kingdom. She’s battled the the trawlers, the whalers, and the dumpers. She bears the scars of an ocean in peril, of currents in collapse. She is the queen of the deep, the last Mermaid queen. Note, this couldContinue reading “The Mermaid Queen”

Denouement

I really don’t have anything artsy or insightful to say. I just wanted to create something with the single source strong light, and am ambient light, which was used a lot in Dutch / Northern Renaissance paintings. She’s bloody, she could use a shower, but she’s survived. Here’s the close-in.

A Passing of the Quiet

For a few brief moments, there was peace as the battle faded into the distance, she looked around the remains of the building, which had once housed happy children of any town USA, before politics, demagoguery, and all-around hatred, driven home by media sensationalism caused an unrepairable rift in the country. She thought of thoseContinue reading “A Passing of the Quiet”