August 15, 2018

This was made for a friend of mine who I am doing an art-trade with…she grew up with parrots and is a lover of all things buggy so I figured a spiderbird would be right up her alley 🙂

Teapot Tentacle

June 7, 2018

This was done for my oil painting class from life…well, I took some reference shots from life but had to pitch the tentacle as it was getting stinky so I used the photos as reference :). Oils on canvas paper.


June 7, 2018

This crow was a study done in oil painting class done over I think 3 sessions…oils on watercolor paper, using taxidermy as reference.

Fly Mug

June 7, 2018

This fly with a mug of coffee (note the poop motif on the mug) was done in oils on canvas panel for a group show.


June 7, 2018

I painted this slowpoke in class over a few sessions, using a taxidermied turtle as reference. Oils on watercolor paper.


January 15, 2018

An alla prima portrait of my oil painting instructor done in oils on canvas, 2.5 hrs or so working time.

Alla prima oil portrait from life of Dan helmeted

Dan Helmeted

June 2, 2017

Safety first! This was an alla prima oil portrait done from life of another painting student…2.5 hrs or so working time, oils on canvas

Phantasm Sphere (oils)


May 2, 2017

Another horror movie icon, the sphere from the Phantasm film series…this is oil paint on clayboard panel.

Puzzlebox from Hellraiser (oils)


May 2, 2017

I’m a big horror movie fan…this is a still life from photo reference of the Puzzlebox from the Hellraiser films by Clive Barker. **SOLD**

Portrait of my Father

May 2, 2017

Oils on canvas, an alla prima portrait of my father from photo reference.

my grandfather's balls (oils)

My Grandfather’s Balls

May 1, 2017

Oils on canvas, a still life of various objects including a pair of those steel chime-balls (which once belonged to my grandfather, hence the title)

King of Winter (oils)

King of Winter

May 1, 2017

One of my first oil paintings…oils on panel with 2×4’s screwed into it to make a ‘frame’. (SOLD)

Dan I

May 1, 2017

Monochromatic alla prima oil portrait on canvas of artist Dan Mahon from life (appx 3 hrs working time). This is one of my favorite pieces from class, I thought the beard worked out really well!

Still Life with Mask (Oils on canvas)

Still Life With Mask

May 1, 2017

Monochromatic oil painting still life of some random objects from my basement, for the oil painting class I was enrolled in.

Still Life of Plaster Eye (Oils)

Still Life Eye

May 1, 2017

Oil painting of a plaster cast of the eye from Michelangelo’s Statue of David