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The Wistful Watercolorist

Sharing personal mythology through art and music.

Influences

I came into my artistic style at a young age through a love of 19th Century Art Nouveau, a genre influenced by the Japanese woodblock...

Money

I've been encouraged by well meaning people to put my artwork on products to sell such as mugs, shower curtains, pillows etc. My artwork...

Love

Now sleeps the crimson petal, now the white; Nor waves the cypress in the palace walk; Nor winks the gold fin in the porphyry font. The...

Night Flight

Up, up the long, delirious, burning blue I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace Where never lark or even eagle flew And,...

Dreamland

I made this video of my old and new artwork in no particular order. I hope you enjoy the dreamy images.

The Angels

When I was five years old, our family lived in Malaga on the southern coast of Spain. The school I went to, which was run by Catholic...

The Fairies

Some people will pooh-pooh the fairies. But those people are not, what my capitalist friend calls, "my target audience". I like to think...

Electric Ladyland

I was drawing pictures before I could paint.Those drawings were finely detailed and full of emotion but always in black and white. One...

Imagination

The shunning of wasteful habits have a wonderful way of focusing the mind and distilling what is important. Gone for me are the bourgeois...

Evening Eucalyptus

How I love the night. The abrasive noise and bright lights of civilization are gone. The sleeping souls have drifted into the ether, and...

Pololu Valley, Big Island, Hawaii

Color of sky prussian blue, Scarlet fleece changes hue, Crimson ball sinks from view, Wear your love like heaven. -Donovan

The North Sea Mermaid

Many years ago, I went to Scotland to visit my good friends who lived in a village near Inverness. One day, we planned a trip to Dunrobin...

One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

We artists are an introverted bunch. We require silence to listen to our muse and solitude to avoid the very real distractions of daily...