artist of light and shadow

Sports

The Knock Out

The Knock Out Friday night fights used to be big. It was a ritual especially among men. Some of the old favorites include the Raging Bull, Rocky Marciano, Max Baer, Joe Loius, and James Braddock. I wanted to bring a little of that back. If you are interested in this painting click here.

The Greatest

The Greatest Fly like a Butterfly Sting like a Bee…..I am the Greatest; Muhamed Ali. These and others were they saying we said as children. I was a child of the 70’s and Ali was polarizing. I know there was a whole generational thing + Vietnam dynamic going on during his time which made some love him and some hate him. I read a book once about how he saw how the wrestler Gorgeous George could fill an arena with the drama he created. Ali

Kentucky Horse Racing

Kentucky Horse Racing Click here for a larger image. My Wife’s folks are all from Kentucky. Before I visited Kentucky I really had no opinion, like or dislikes for horse racing. After visiting many horse farms and race tracks I was hooked. The horse are beautiful, sleek, and lean. and when the race it is a combination of color, speed, grace, and elegance. I am now and admirer of horse racing and am sure I will paint more. If you are interested in this painting click here.

Splash

Splash I love the way kids know how to have fun. As adults we let our worries and burdens silence our “just having fun mechanism” I hope to capture some “fun” If your interested in a print or canvas of “Splash” click here.

The Butterfly

The Butterfly I was a lifeguard and involved in swim team early in my life as was my daughters. I always saw art in the colors and the reflection of the swim meets and I wanted to capture that. If you are interested in this painting click here.

The Catch Joe Montana to Dwight Clark

The Catch Joe Montana to Dwight Clark As a kid I loved the 49ers (this was before we had the Carolina Panthers). I remember watching “The Catch” when it happened. It was a dramatic win for the 49ers and it signaled the beginning of the 49ers dynasty and the end of the Dallas dynasty. If you are interested in this painting click here.

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