All posts by Don Maitz

A-Maitz-ing Furniture

I have licensed some of my pirate and fantastic images to Kelsey’s Collection, a company that makes book cases, chests, and wine racks with panels that feature artwork. The items are solid wood. Two can be seen on this ebay site  -  or visit

A Farce

Farce Remarque

A watercolor painted opposite the title page in a copy of “A Farce to Be Reckoned With” a book by Roger Zelazny and Robert Sheckley. I came up with the title to this when I read the publisher’s manuscript and got a personal atta-boy from Mr. Zelazny.

Pirate Carrds Kickstarter


Nick Pace, who created the Raiding Parties Game Cards, and I have decided to introduce a set of traditionally sized playing cards featuring my pirate watercolor artwork through the help of Kickstarter – visit: <>

Long John Silver

Long John Silver pencilLong John Silver

The pencil drawing and the result with watercolor added. Robert Louis Stephenson’s Long John Silver character from “Treasure Island”. An imagined scene of Long John visiting Flint’s treasure before it was moved to the Hispaniola. He is hefting a bag of gold and secreting doubloons in his pocket. The painting is 14″ x 10″ on cold press 300 lb Aches paper.