Acrylic #20: Botswana cubs


Eighteen years ago, we were on Safari and met Liz – we have stayed friends since and she recently asked me to paint something from our trip in 1999.  I had a picture of two lion cubs just relaxing in the African morning – this is the rendition.

Calgary Stampede – 1983 image


I am starting to think there is a treasure trove of images captured in old photographs from our world travels over the last 35 years.  This one is from a series of ‘snaps’ taken with a simple and inexpensive camera using Kodak or Fuji film from 1983.  The 3×5 print is all I have, but after scanning and a little photoshopping, I am quite pleased with the result.  Hopefully, I will find more…