“Blownapart at Dice” is a 14″ x 10″ watercolor painted on an Arches Cold Press Watercolor Block. Louis Lambie, the model, is an entertainer who had sometimes been rigged with exploding “squibs”. Packets of fake blood that are radio controlled to explode leaving a realistic effect. Hence his nickname , Louis Blownapart…
“Sharing a Book” is a 20″ x 16″ oil on stretched linen commission recently completed. Prints available in the web store ( soon).
My official sick Holiday card for this year has arrived. It is a continuation of my Christmisscommunications Series. The back of the card (on left) was inspired by the SF novel” Make Room! Make Room!” by Harry Harrison made into the film, “Soylent Green ” in 1973 and the pun was suggested for this card by by my wife, Janny Wurts.
These two 14″x10″ watercolors were painted for the winners of the Pirate Photo Contest held this past summer based on photos provided by the subject, Scarlett and Smee.
Paintings awaiting transportation for my Illuxcon exhibition at the Allentown Art Museum in Allentown, PA beginning Wednesday evening Oct 21 and lasting through Sunday, Oct 25 . Day tickets available Visit- illuxcon.com
Captain Morgan to the rescue in Emergency Rooms! The pose I presented for the original rum product inspired a hip displacement remedy – http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/rum-bottle-pirate-inspired-emergency-room-technique-180956819/?no-ist
The Masters Of Fantasy Exhibit opens Oct 9th at the Metropolis Gallery in NYC. I have four works on display. Visit < www.paravia.com/DonMaitz > and select “Myth and Legends” then “Announcements” in the tool bar, and “Exhibits” below to see the included works.
Three oil paintings on display and sale at the San Joaquin Delta College gallery October 8- November 5, 2015. http://gallery.deltacollege.edu