Reminisce

This white color pencil on black paper was inspired by a trip to Seattle in 2018 to visit our son and daughter in law.  We took a Ferry on Elliot Bay to go to Alki Beach Park.  After departing our transport we decided to enjoy the walk to the beach. How far could it be? We later came to realize it was miles, and miles away.  The sand was uncharastically hot comparative to the air temperature and the water was freezing cold.  Thirsty and fatigued, we purchased water and in need of shade, so we bought an umbrella.  The view and company was extraordinary. I recall laughs, small talk, smiles, eye contact, all while enjoying the view of sand, the bay, Seattle, the mountains and the bright blue sky. We spent our time walking the shore, no more than above the ankles for obvious reasons (not to mention the slimy green seaweed), before thermal discomfort set in, all while looking for rocks.  Next, we enjoyed a delicious dinner at a 5 star seafood restaurant with a few iced cocktails.  A Uber drive back (too long of walk, we realized LOL) and we were again on the ferry toward home.   Looking back toward our ferry departure point as the sun is setting, revisiting the simple spectacular moments of life together as family, the day responded with its magnificence.  I will draw this someday with hopes we may share another day as heartwarming as this one again. 

David

 

Keychain Hearts

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Love making hearts of all sizes and why not carry around a heart reminding you of the one that loves you.  The solid hearts art titled, “Whole Hearted” and the heart inside a heart are called “Within My Heart.”  Part of my Love Series. These are available in the gift shop at The Makers Market.

Golf Driver in Colored Pencil

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When Ty was really young he said “My birthday is at Christmas time and I don’t have a special day of the year like you, ‘Mother’s Dad, Father’s Day.” So we created a Son’s Day; it’s what some parents do with one child. “My favorite golf buddy.” Here’s our Son’s reaction to the gift he received. Commissions accepted.

Carve My Heart

Idea!

My “Carve My Art” idea started when my son Ty gave my wife and I the ornament on the right.  His first try, haphazardly created in his few hours at home from college break before Christmas in my studio.  His idea “This ornament represents how I wish I could ‘stop time’ to spend more time with my family.”  Using Ty’s idea I began creating my carvemyart line that has transformed many times, and is still evolving.  The snowman with hanging heart, titled “Love Christmas” was where the creative juices started flowing.  More of my beginning pieces will be displayed in the coming months.