Janny and I nearing the end of setting up for another DragonCon in the Art Show area of the Exhibition Hall of the Hyatt Atlanta.
Just completed 20″ x 16″ oil painting of a seafaring adventure in progress.
I painted this version of Elric inside a copy of the American Fantasy illustrated edition of Dreamthief’s Daughter by Michael Moorcock.
“Crispy’s Solution “, a 12″ x 9” watercolor painting, has been juried into the Thirty Sixth Annual International Marine Art Exhibition at the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, 47 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic , CT 06355 (860) 572- 5388. from September 27 – December 2015.
The Pirate Carrds playing card deck created interest in a contest where a “pirate” will be chosen to be painted in watercolor. I will paint two watercolors, one by popular vote the other chosen by myself from photos submitted to the website contest. Got a favorite rendition of yourself you would like to see transformed into a painting? Go to < www.piratephotocontest.com>
Begun on location at the Ca D’Zan on the Ringling Museum Grounds in Sarasota, the ornate setting inspired the addition of a lovelorn princess to the 12″ x 9″ panel.
Banyan Canyon Rodeo began as a small, 12″ x 9″, plein air painting on the grounds of the Ringling mansion in Sarasota,FL. A squirrel scampered about and preened on a branch as I was painting. In the studio, the painting cried out for more interest and I remembered the squirrel’s visit and decided to imagine what might go in at this location when no one is looking.
A watercolor created en route and painted on site at Keycon in Winnipeg as a demonstration. The final tweaks were done in studio upon return. Art is 12″ x 9″ on Arches cold pressed watercolor block.
Hi the deck! Here is a glance at what the entire card set has to offer. If you play your cards right, you will not have to swab the deck… Available in the web store at: www.paravia.com/DonMaitz