Tag: Americana

ROCK AND ROLL LANDMARK SUN STUDIO MEMPHIS STREET SCENE

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Time Gone By 8"x10" oil

Vermont is known for its quaintness.  There is a charm here because things move slightly slower than in large urban areas.  We try to protect the beauty of that without being too sentimental.  However, urban sprawl has made a foothold in our nation and is doing its best to creep into our area.  This building…

Cliff’s Cities Service

22×30 pen and ink with watercolor This is a commissioned portrait of some of the cars that this man has owned over the years with lots of subtle clues to some others that just wouldn't fit.  It is set in front of his dad's old gas station and the church that he got married in.

America’s Promise

36×54 Oil on Canvas. This painting is of the men of the USS Theodore Roosevelt lowering the flag as they prepare to sail to the Middle East to fight the war on terrorism less than a week after Sept 11th. This painting is currently on exhibit at the Washington Gallery in Bethesda, MD. It won…

Home From the Field

Colored Pencil 11X 14 I came up with this idea while seeing my Reenactor uniform hanging on a dining room chair. (Thanks to my son who found my stuff packed away!)  From there I got a flag and rendered it best as I could.  The background and floor are made up so I didn't really have…

Limerick Future past

This is a painting oil on canvas of Limerick City Ireland where I was born. I decided to visualise how it might look in the next century. How the Castle might be preserved by our decendants. I thought a big glass dome looked interesting and a possibility. Its basically my attempt at fantasy art. Tomas…

World of Coca Cola

This is a painting oil on canvas. It is sort of a homage to Pop art and the iconic 'Campbell soup cans' painting. A neice of mine had a collection of unopened Coke cans from around the world. The idea that the Coca Cola product is recognised by everyone on this planet fascinates me. It makes…