Category Archives: Pow Wow



I used dramatic posture from a photo to paint a smokey story. I paint while I imagine the environment. A picture story can add meaning and emotion to the written word. Firestarter – Old Style […]

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Jingle Dancer

Jingle dancer from photo archive composited and painted. Mountain Textured Jingle Dancer Texture control -Started with rough canvas and canvas duplicate black and white as texture. It was over the top. added mountain texture using […]

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This was a study created after reading Schmid’s “The Figure”. I was interested in his use of edges and his study of Sargent. I made and added Black and white textures to suit the image […]

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Air Messaging This was a work from imagination. I am using Brayers and Wax textures as well as different custom papers on this work to make a high rock location. First, I needed to get […]

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Face Painted Youth

Three paintings were made from photo references of this pow wow youth dancer. He was a terrific. Who gets a good subject in motion that has bright colour, interesting form, and angry passion. I’d forgotten […]

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Pow Dancer – The Hop

This was the Pow Wow – Senior Men’s Dance winner, a powerful athletic dancer, who I was able to catch in the hop motion. I remember he was smiling and had the widest grin at […]

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