Warraguk (searching for mormo) – 36×48 Oils on Canvas

$2800 Warraguk is an Aboriginal spirit from the Kakadu Tribe in Northern Central Australia. His wings are similar to a sugar glider’s and he roams during the day searching for mormo- honey. Aboriginal artwork is unusual in its x-ray style, showing the bones inside the outline of the figure. This… Continue Reading Warraguk (searching for mormo) – 36×48 Oils on Canvas

Nike (the power of victory) – 55×32 Oils on Canvas

Nike is the goddess of strength, speed and victory, also sometimes considered an aspect of Athena in her warrior mode. I wanted to explore the warrior aspect further. While most images of her are shown with flowing robes and a laurel wreath as a charioteer, I wished a departure from… Continue Reading Nike (the power of victory) – 55×32 Oils on Canvas

Angakkuq (transformative mask) – 36×48 Oils on Canvas

The Yup’ik and the Inuit believe their shamans, called Angakkuq, have the power to assume different forms. the power of flight is achieved by transforming into a bird. transformation is achieved by wearing elaborate robes and masks that resemble local birds. at the end of the flight, the bird would… Continue Reading Angakkuq (transformative mask) – 36×48 Oils on Canvas

Jibril (emerging from the sea of light) – 36×55 Oils on Canvas

The third of the big three (Raphael, Michael and Gabriel or Jibril), I have chosen to paint Jibril in his Islāmic incarnation. The story that inspired me to paint this work tells how every evening Jibrail  dives into a sea of light.  As he emerges he shakes away the drops… Continue Reading Jibril (emerging from the sea of light) – 36×55 Oils on Canvas