This series of paintings documents life around a pond and bush-lot on my in-law’s property in the Upper Ottawa Valley. The subjects include plants, insects, birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, and amphibians.
The old pond
A frog jumped in
- Allen Ginsberg’s translation of Matsu Basho’s Frog Haiku
- Partridge. 2012. Acrylic on canvas, 48x48”
- Water Snake. 2012. Acrylic on canvas, 48x48”
- Day’s Catch. 2012. Acrylic on canvas, 48x60”
- Dragon Fly on the Water. 2012. Acrylic on canvas, 24x48”
- Beaver. 2012. Acrylic on canvas, 12x24”
Kunstformen der Natur (Art Forms of Nature)
by Ernst Haeckel
If you go here you can see 100 of these in enormous sizes. In German, but you can figure it out.