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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

A Team Effort

Dave the famous artist's's, ( aka Running with Scissors ), creativity and sewing expertise...equals...these amazing decorative pillows that she gave as Christmas gifts.

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Friday, February 5, 2010

Dave's Fantasy Art

This would be the witche's castle for the powerpoint presentation mentioned below....
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Dave's Fantasy Friends

A sketch I recently completed, along with others, for a powerpoint presentation to be presented during the playing of a Norwegian Folk Song in an upcoming concert in Oregon presented by the Halcyon Trio from Linfield College, of which my sister is a member. Whew! That was a mouthful!!!!
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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Dave's Fantasy Friends

My latest digital rendering for an upcoming children's book. Notice the Chameleon?

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Friday, December 18, 2009

the RED PARTY logo

Just finished this for Life Through Art's annual Red Party held down in Hollywood each year. It's an organization run by my brother-in-law Jeff Brooks whose purpose is to benefit children in the Arts. If you'd like to check them out visit Life Through Art Foundation.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Dave's Fantasy Friends

"Robin and Tuck"
This young lady is a world-class Archer and can put three arrows into an enemy before he can draw his weapon. Her faithful sidekick is swift, cunning and has a nose for danger that may be lurking about.


Looks evil but is very lovable and loyal to friends and will vigorously defend them to the death

"Swamp Rat"

An expert in the martial arts but his enthusiasm sometimes gets in the way of good judgement and he can jump into a fight impusilvely without too much thought about it.

"Mr. Ohso"

His brain, and common sense are his main weapons. He has attained a higher level than most mortals and is capable of amazing feats.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Dave's Fantasy Friends

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Millicent rehearses for her water ballet performance.

this most recent digital rendering is available as an 8 x 10" print either by leaving me a comment here or visiting my ETSY site at or just clicking on the photo in the right hand column.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Dave's Fantasy Friends

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"Morning Flight"
Nothing gets you pumped to meet the day like a brisk flight in the cool morning air. Liska likes to go fast and low on her eager friend Ebon-Caw.
This latest digital rendering is available as an 8 x 10" print for $15.00 by leaving a comment here for me or by visiting my ETSY site at

Monday, October 5, 2009

Dave's Commissions

This is my latest commission, a tryptych, acrylic on canvases, overall size24 x 54". Haven't decided for sure yet if it's finished but I've asked the clients to come view it at this point. See anything I need to add, take away or adjust??
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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Dave's Commissions

"The Tollen"

This acrylic painting of the 48' Chris Craft "Tollen" was done for my daughter's boyfriend's parents. We had the opportunity to go out with them on the occassion of the boyfriend's 18th birthday and had a fun day out on the San Francisco Bay. This scene was done from a photo of the boat while it was still in Canada where they purchased it. Very scenic spot!
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Monday, September 28, 2009

Dave's Fantasy Friends

"The Fish Jockey"

This regal looking soldier sits proudly on his trusty mount, the most experienced and reliable fish in the fleet, befitting the high-ranking seasoned rider.
Limited edition prints of "The Fish Jockey" are available for $15.00 either by leaving a comment here or by visiting my ETSY shop at

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Home Sweet Home

...okay so I'm dreaming again. This isn't really MY home. I'm an artist remember!
This cute little portrait of a Napa Valley home is for sale as a print from the original acrylic I painted. price: $15.00 size: 8 x 10" with a white border all around and each personally signed by me. I will also put it on my Etsy shop at
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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Dave's Demos

"A Walk to the Beach"
This watercolor was a class demonstration painting for one of my adult classes. I usually spent the first 45 min. to an hour of a 3-hour class doing a demo. Often times I would spend another hour or so on them after I got back to my studio but, in this case, I haven't touched it since. Maybe it's finished, perhaps I need to do a little more. What do YOU think?
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Monday, September 21, 2009

Dave's Commissions

The "Squid Killer"
Commissioned for a 4-year-old boy who, being the very bright boy that he is, came up with this concept of a squid killer truck that doesn't kill squid but, rather uses them as ammunition to shoot at other pesky beasties. The squid attaches itself to them and kills them with it's stench.
The truck is manned by two people and is equipped with the squid launcher, an automatic weapon on the cab's roof and missles as well. It also has a wing that comes out on the side when they need to get airborn.
The acrylic painting was a complete surprise for him and he was thrilled and awestruck. He enjoys describing the details that were all his ideas and pointing out the 15 critters that are placed throughout the piece.
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Saturday, September 19, 2009

Dave's Famous Funnies

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Dave's Commissions

This acrylic painting I did for the Sedona Film Festival, 2007. I titled it "The Shoot".
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Friday, September 18, 2009

Dave's Commissions

These two paintings were done for a couple that live high in the hills overlooking the Napa Valley, (CA.). They were done on stretched canvas and are hanging on two walls in their master bedroom. They are 10 x 12' each and represent the views from their home, minus the foreground roads which they requested I add. I had no problem with that since I felt it would add contrast and depth.
The scene below also shows them driving up the road in their vintage red Ferrari.
...and NO...I did not make enough on this commission to afford a Ferrari of my own!
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