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 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 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.
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.
The Knockout (oil on canvas)
The Catch (oil on sand geso canvas)
The Butterfly (oil on canvas)
The Splash (oil on canavas)
And They're Off (digital oil)