Rainmaker

“The open road is a beckoning, a strangeness, a place where a man can lose himself.” -William Least Heat Moon   Somewhere heading south of Pueblo the road opens up so suddenly you can almost hear the sound.  You are driving along and, “Whoosh,” the world around you spills out like water, as though you had emerged from a long, shrouded tunnel,  and all you see is sky, sky, sky. This is done with watercolor on paper...

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Knight in Armor #1

In February and March of this year, the Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, TN held an exhibition of antique arms and armor entitled Armed + Dangerous: Art of The Arsenal. Being a long-time student of the myriad ways in which we have historically brutalized each other, I couldn’t resist the urge to grab a chair, plant myself in front of a 16th century suit of German jousting armor, and sketch the encounter.  These were the business suits of...

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