Fighting wildfires is brutal business. Just look check out the news (especially as California burns in 2020). That’s probably where the image of this particular piece came from. I’ve painted a lot of dinosaurs-in-our-world pieces, so it made sense to me that certain species of dino might be incorporated into our lives like canines are. And, of course, velociraptor is an excellent choice for that. Mostly because they’re smart, relatively small, and tough (in theory?). Anyway, this image came into […]
I’m super excited about this piece, which I plan to be the start of a series of paintings depicting science fiction and fantasy in the suburbs. I know, the suburbs seem kind of… mundane. But that’s what I like about the idea: merging the fantastic with the mundane. It’s also kind of a new style of piece for me–but that’s also what makes it a bit exciting. Okay, back to the piece: velociraptors. Every time I see a flock […]
This art is definitely inspired by Dungeons & Dragons and Pathfinder style RPG games. I’ve always loved the art in tabletop roleplaying games, and so this piece was a lot of fun. I can just imagine her breaking in through the window and sneaking up on her prey…. You know, like a rogue assassin type.