San Francisco Heart, 2007 57″ x 38″, pigment print, acrylic media, paper and metal leaf on canvas Currently in display in the Embarcadero Four Conference Center. Homage to my adopted home of San Francisco. This collage is built up from photographs I took of the city at different times and seasons, all aspects that were […]
Internet pioneer Ted Nelson, who coined the term hypertext, was my portrait subject for this talk / art demonstration at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), August 2007, shared here in three parts. I start with a traditional analog pencil sketch The traditional media sketch of Ted Nelson is completed with acrylic paint. I dive into […]
Dad, 2006 30″ x 20″, pigment print and acrylic media on canvas I created this collage as a memorial tribute to my dad who passed away in December 1988, the year I moved to live in the USA. It was published in my book Painter IX Creativity: Digital Artist’s Handbook as the case study demonstration […]
This portrait was created as part of the Legendary Mayors of San Francisco series that is on display at Chenery House, San Francisco. It is also displayed in the Law Offices of Mayor Alioto’s daughter, Angela Alioto. Thank you Angela for your help with sharing your memories, photos and other documents relating to your father.
Mayor “Sunny” Jim Rolph Jr. 2004, pigment ink and acrylic on canvas, 50″x 74″ This portrait of the longest serving Mayor of San Francisco, ‘Sunny’ Jim Rolph, is part of my Legendary San Francisco Mayors series. It commemorates the life of one of the longest serving mayors of San Francisco who oversaw the recovery of […]
Song for Peace: Portrait of Yitzhak Rabin 1996 Pigment ink on canvas, 31″ x 39″ Yitzhak Rabin was an Israeli politician, statesman and general. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms in office, 1974–77 and 1992 until his assassination on November 4th, 1995. The morning after Rabin was assassinated, I saw […]
Jim Brickman Transitions, 1995, 39 seconds This portrait movie Paintermation™ was created for Jim Brickman’s recording label at the time, Windham Hill Records. The music you hear in the video is Angel Eyes. The stages of this movie show different views of Brickman as he plays piano. It was created by recording the transitions of […]