She-Ra

When i was first told the name of this beautiful black haired feline, I immediately thought she was named after an Egyptian goddess. But after I did research I discovered she was named after a 1985 Filmation cartoon character, She-Ra: Princess of Power. She was part of the Masters of the Universe story line. How…

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Chicken the Cat

This was the first cat I was asked to paint, and is the first of three paintings to be given as a Christmas gift. This cat’s name was originally Chance, but has been changed into Chicken over time. I love the idea of an animal having another animal as a name! Chicken is beautiful with…

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Why So Serious? A Skull Portrait of Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger was the best Joker, hands down! He was creepy, violent, and had no sappy backstory on why he as that way. He was just an evil man that wanted to watch the world burn! Awesome! I thought his character would be perfect for my next skull portrait. The smeared clown make up and…

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Evel Knievel – Daredevil, A True Superstar

This painting is loud and proud, just like the man himself! Evel embodied the late sixties in America: reckless, wild and innocent! He was crazy and calculated, the the hero of every boy at that time. There is a great book written about him by Leigh Montville called, Evel. I used two different images for…

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