“Head Over Heels” Lathe-turned Ginkgo from the prehistoric forest. Stevie Wonder hair with 3500 beads, many of which I made. The face is raku fired ceramic. Hands and feet are carved And painted in acrylics in several crackle techniques, some Airbrushed, some not. The piece hangs perfectly flat against the wall via a keyhole slot mount. Polycoat clear satin finish. This piece won a prestigious paid 2nd highest award at Allied Arts in tri-cities: Most Innovative Use of Materials. Wish him bonne chance. Signed
“CrossFire” Life’s like a crossfire You run thru streams of hell Jump right, she’ll lase you, Go left, she’ll taze you, Heaven ‘waits a stranger on the other side, I know it’s tough, boy, but You Must Decide!
For the agonizing choices we all must make at various life Turning points. Sometimes, no matter which way you go, danger awaits. Nevertheless, one must make a decision, go right or go left, Take a chance and hope for the best.
“Stylin’ 2021” We used to have uniforms and everybody looked a bit the same. But, now, each person is faced with so many choices, everyone Can be a totally wild individual. You paint your face instead of Washing It clean, wear a Mohawk do instead of the ‘bowl’ haircut we had In the 50’s. And, then, the clothes: What color shoes should I Wear today, what style tie, which kind of eye shadow, an eye brow Earring or no?
“Angel of the Forest“ She muses as she presides silently over all the forest. As though From a magician’s hat, the trees and clouds and rain and lightning And sun and moon and even the fire all come forth. That’s what we owe her.
“Madame Butterfly” The music is still playing, the butterflies are still flitting, the wonder Of new love still flows through her mind like a symphony. But she’s worried and Her eyes see the truth that her mind doesn’t see. Her young love has Sailed with the tide and promised to return. But….she knows. (Puccini)
“The Loons” When Mama loon goes for a swim, she puts the kids on her back and paddles out. Papa loon goes too, since they mate for life and stay together. Their world, our world share other values as well: the stars and moon, attraction and commitment, historical family Events…and fields of foxglove.