It was 5 AM when I tapped the Sunbeam urn for a complimentary coffee and stepped outside the Hilo Seaside Hotel. It was gray, wet and fragrant on Banyan drive as I set off to see the Pacific. This was my first morning on the big island of Hawaii and the excitement should have made [...]
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The 24″x 30″ works illustrated here were made on site in Botswana. The larger works are based on field sketches but were made in the studio. All works are oil on aluminum panel. The titles are incomplete at this point. Click the thumbnails and click once again to see larger images.
The following pencil and gouache studies were made in the Okavango Delta of Botswana.
The Okavango Delta is formed by a river that has nowhere to go. The water that forms the Delta once flowed to the sea, but a fault in the earth’s crust is raising the floor of the Kalahari, blocking its path. As a result, the frustrated river has lost its snaky shape and has become [...]