Painted Clock Dial

Painted metal clock dial. Click on image to view on Flickr.

Description: A painted metal clock dial used in a mechanical bracket clock project.  An image of my German Shepherd dog stands guard in the arch above the dial, while mirror images of my friend’s Siberian Husky puppy adorns the spandrel corners.

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Medium: Acrylic paint and India ink on sheet steel primed with Krylon flat white spray paint.

Year: 2015

Portrait: Victoria Soto (1985-2012)

Victoria Soto. Click on image to view on Flickr.

Description: A pencil drawing of a portrait of Victoria Soto, one of the teachers killed during a shootout at an elementary school on December 14, 2012, in Newtown, CT.  Some of the pencils used in this drawing are 50-70 years old but old material can work just as well (and in some cases, better) as new supplies.  Size: 11 X 14 inches.

Medium: Pencil on Bristol paper.

Year: 2013

Our Backyard

Handcar in backyard. Click on image to view on Flickr.

Description: A pictorial rendering of our finished backyard.  The railroad handcar displayed in the backyard is fully functional and is built to run on standard gauge (4′ 8″ or 1435 mm) railroad tracks.

Medium: Ink on paper.

Year: 2010


Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale). Click on image to view on Flickr.

Description:  A dandelion I drew using colored pencils back in 6th grade. The dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is my favorite flower because all parts of the plant are edible. The leaves make a good salad with chopped watermelon, chopped boiled eggs, olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Medium: Colored pencils on paper.

Year: Sixth Grade