Serpent Emerald Tree NFT

Created with Gravity Sketch for the PAOP and weekly VR Native for September 25th’s Tarot Events in Decentraland. VR Native Inspired by: Radermachera sinica, also called china doll, serpent tree or emerald tree, is an evergreen tree in the family Bignoniaceae, native to the subtropical mountain regions of southern China and Taiwan. In recent years,…

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Recent doodles on the iPad

I’ve been exploring the Adobe fresco app and their live brushes. I’m also getting back to a daily sketch routine. Below, the images are chronological starting with the newest at the top. The Fresco app has a live oil and watercolor brush set. Live brushes mean that their is a texture and animation feature on…

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Sketching the fool, magician, and empress

In the next version of mermaid type tarot, the cards focus on sound with phonetic letters. Here are three sketches of the work in progress. I started streaming the sketches on adobe’s Behance: https://www.behance.net/foreverbird

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Images sticking in my mind on power, magic, transformation and balance

I’m interested in stories and images that we have about power. Two older cartoons have influenced me recently. The Avatar discovers his most powerful state and hangs suspended in a sphere of spinning wheels, one for each element: Fire, water, air, and earth. He defeats the fire lord and brings peace to the world. The…

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“Perfect Math” – day 9 of California stay home 🏡

Perfect Math, 18×24 inch mixed media on brown paper. Every day I make art but now I’m counting days of the California stay at home order. Mt daily practice starts with setting up the supplies, preferably outside. Light a candle, put on inspiration music, maker apron, and stretch. It’s important to have a ritual at…

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Giving away cards for Mystic March

I’m giving away a set of my first edition card set. I’m including pastels too. Click to participate. Visit original odyssey for more info.

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What art supplies should I take on my trip to Italy?

I’ve been asking myself what art supplies to take on my trip to Italy. I’m going for about a week and my luggage is minimal. I remember that, in the past, I’ve enjoyed sketching people and buildings while traveling. People who are sleeping are best because they stay in one place long enough to draw.…

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Starting the special characters as people

I’ve ordered the clay to start building these 31 special characters that will be human and not mermaid-well maybe some mixing will happen! I’ve added a seahorse in 6 already. I’m inspired by the many athletes and the beautiful expressions the body can make. Clay tools I’m not a novice but I’m just getting into…

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Painting on Original odyssey cards

In Original Odyssey is a puzzle that when put together creates a map. It’s 20 cards that fit in five columns and four rows. The first time you assemble the map can be a challenge. A good starting project is to construct the map and then add your marks for the north, south, east, and…

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