Ocean Pearl - Precious Elementals
Jack of Hearts
Operation Pipe Dreams
Urban Autumn Art Deck - $350
3031Jackelope Selfie - $170
27Poison Ivy - $100
Created by Robert Kanigher and Sheldon Moldoff, the character made her first appearance in Batman #181 (June 1966). Poison Ivy was always one of my fave villains. Not only was she a stone cold betty who took no shit from her male counterparts but she was also an evil genius which made her one of Batman's most enduring enemies.
22Mo'o - $100
This Hawaiian mythological creature know as the Mo’o is generally pictured as a very large lizard. The creature is notoriously difficult described because of its ability to shape-shift. Some people claim the Mo’o is the size of a little gecko, or a fierce 30ft dragon, while still others claim it appears as beautiful and seductive woman.
20Skinwalker-Owl - $100
A Navajo medicine man must preform an evil ritual act in order to become a Skinwalker. They must kill someone dear to them. In killing a loved one, a Skinwalker becomes more beast than human. Once this act is completed, the Skinwalker can shape shift into any animal they chose. The most common of animals is the coyote, owl, fox, wolf and crow.
14Valkyrie - $100
Renowned nymphs of Norse Mythology. In battle they selected the bravest, most righteous Viking soldiers destined for death and took them to the Hall of Valhalla to await Ragnarok, the great battle that would in the world. The meaning of their name, “choosers of the slain,” also refers to Valkyries using malicious magics to ensure they could take the warriors of their choosing.
13Moss Maiden - $100
In appearance, the Moss Maidens are typically short in stature and sometimes appear elderly; but this does not imply frailty, rather an image of aged wisdom. Moss covers their face, their hair is like grey lichen hanging from their heads, and their limbs are like knotted Maple bark. These Wood Women also weave moss to dress the roots of the Maple trees. These creatures are considered to be the trees' guardian spirits.
12Batibat - $100
A Fae spirit that belongs to one tree and one tree belongs to them. A batibat is generally peaceful until someone cuts down a batibat's tree. Every sliver is a part of them and they won't let any of it go, to the point where they'll kill to get it back. The tree is its home. The batibat is compelled to kill to reclaim her home as a primal instinct.
11Undine - $100
German water nymph dwelling in forest ponds and waterfalls. According to legend, the Undine lack a soul but are able to obtain one by marrying a mortal man and bearing him a child. A novella of the same title tells the story of a water nymph who married a knight but in doing so also gained knowledge of the pain and suffering of the human condition.
10Leshovikha - $100
These shapeshifting spirits are protectors of the forest and its creatures. Leshii are able to assume any likeness and can change in size and height. They are often depicted as having horns, with bluish skin, backwards feet. Mischievous tricksters, they are accomplished mimics, imitating familiar voices and animal sounds to lure visitors into the forest. As is often the case in tales of those who have visited the Faerie realm, many never returned.
9BearWalker - $100
In Ojibway spiritual tradition, a bearwalker spirit is a devil called from the wilderness by an evil person or witch. It enters the individual’s soul and often impersonates the sacred bear and claims invulnerability. The person usually practices black magic or “bad” medicine. Some believe bearwalkers possess malevolent power and use it to cause misfortune, sickness and untimely death. Ojibway spiritual tradition says bearwalkers can become various animals and even appear as a ball of fire.
8Kitsune - SOLD
Japanese Fox 🦊Spirit. Believed to possess longevity, great intelligence, and magical powers. According to Yōkai folklore, all foxes have the ability to shapeshift into human form. While some tales speak of kitsune employing this ability to trick others—as foxes in folklore often do—other stories portray them as faithful guardians, friends, lovers, and wives.
7Pheonix - SOLD
The Phoenix Force is a well known character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. This galactic entity is most famous for its central role in The Dark Phoenix Saga storyline, and is frequently linked to Jean Grey. The Phoenix first appeared in Uncanny X-Men #101 (October 1976)
6Kanaima - $100
Kanaima is an evil spirit or dark shaman from South American mythology that has been said to possess people, causing them to turn into deadly animals and go into a murderous rage. Stories tell of people seeking revenge for a slain relative, inviting the Kanaima spirit into themselves; often conducting certain magic rituals to complete their assassinations.
5Harpie - $100
In Greek mythology Harpies were originally believed to be personifications of the destructive nature of wind. In this form they were agents of punishment who abducted evildoers and tortured them on their way to Tartarus. They were vicious, cruel and violent.
4Pele - SOLD
Pele is the Goddess of Fire & Volcanoes. She is revered as the creator of the Hawaiian Islands. In addition, Pele is also honored as the "Goddess of the Hula".
3Baserker - $100
In Norse legend, Berserkers were said to be fierce warriors who wore animal pelts into battle instead of armor. Some warriors were even said to have the magical ability to transform into a wolf, bear, or (in this case) a boar.
2Selkie - $100
These legendary creatures of Scottish folklore are generally imagined as seals that can transform themselves into human beings. Most Selkies stories are romantic tragedies. A lonely fisherman comes across a group of selkies who have shed their skin to sun themselves. He steals the coat of one of them, which forces her to live on land and become his wife. Though the couple have children, the Selkie is always on the lookout for her skin. When she finds it she escapes to the sea with her children
1Fearie - $100
Queen of the Mantis Faeries. She’s putting her bloodthirsty nature to good use by ridding the world of all the evil Spiders
Alyse & Alchemy - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: This story begins in a bright and shining steampunk city where our heroine, Alyse, is in her final year at the famed Scientific University. Out of thousands, just ten students are chosen to study at the city’s Center for Alchemical Studies & Industry. And Alyse... is at the top of her class. Much like her classmates, Alyse is fascinated to learn that her city of bright lights is run by a clockwork of steal and magic. Cont...
Sakura - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: In a city of concrete and steel, graffiti artists bring life to an otherwise bleak landscape. The use of bold lines and vibrant color can turn what is essentially a blank canvas into an urban garden free for all to enjoy. (桜) – Sakura means “cherry blossom” Derived from saku 咲, which means to bloom, smile, or laugh. The 口 in 咲 indicates an open mouth. Cherry blossoms are a symbolic flower of the spring, a time of renewal, and the fleeting nature of life.
Koral Sounscapes - SOLD
Watercolor 7"x10" Inspiration: Cancer ♋ is the fourth astrological sign in the Zodiac. Those who are born from approximately June 22 to July 22 are born under Cancer. In astrology, Cancer is the cardinal sign of the Water and ruling planet, is the Moon. Deeply intuitive and sentimental, Cancer can be one of the most challenging zodiac signs to get to know.
Lyra's Swing - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: From the sound track of the film 'The Greatest Showman' "I am brave, I am bruised I am who I'm meant to be. This is me!" ~Keala Settle
Aphrodite Art Deck - $400
Acrylic Skateboard Art Deck Inspiration: Aphrodite, Greek goddess of sexual love and beauty. Often associated with the planet Venus by the Romans. The Greek word aphros means “foam,” and mythology states that Aphrodite was born from the white foam produced by the severed genitals of Uranus (Heaven), after his son Cronus threw them into the sea. Aphrodite was, in fact, widely worshipped as a goddess of the sea and of seafaring.
Sweetest Blackberry - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: "The blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice. The darker the flesh, the deeper the roots."
Taurus & Aries ~ Amity Zodiac - SOLD
Watercolor 7"x10" Inspiration: Aries and Taurus Friendship Compatibility A friendship between an Aries and Taurus is that of two people of widely different personalities. Taurus by nature calm and patient while Aries are wild and impulsive. They balance each other beautifully and either one could teach the other how to get the most out of life.
Aura Quartz - $490
Watercolor 12"X18" Inspiration: She is the World Builder. New mother to the inhabitants of a decaying earth - protector of peace and life.
Bath Bombs - $420
Watercolor 12"X16" Inspiration: Milk, Rose & Honey, Gold Wash away your troubles and soak in the freedom of passion.
Pearls of Solomon - $170
Watercolor 7"x10" Inspiration: The Solomon Islands are a nation of over 900 islands inhabited by peoples with distinctively dark skin and naturally light hair. Scientists have learned that this trait is caused by a completely different genetic variant from that found in Europeans. -Blue represents the Pacific Ocean -Green represents the lush trees and crops. -Yellow/Gold represent the rays of sunlight separating the land and ocean. - White Pearls represent the many islands.
Imperial Guardian - $350
Watercolor Skateboard Art Deck ~ 7”x24" Inspiration: Long ago treachery and betrayal fell upon their great house. After seeing his mate lost and her palace fall, the only home they have left is each other. Years of training and patient planning have come to a close. In the Year of the Dog they seek justice for those lost to them.
Insomniac - $155
Watercolor 7"x9" Inspiration: "When sleepless nights turn into productive days" Flashes of inspiration strike like thunder and lightning tearing you away from sleep. Obsessively demanding perfection at all cost. Creativity can be sweet and temperate love one moment, but a cruel and a persistent mistress the next. 2/18
Wood Nymph Twins - SOLD
Watercolor on Wood Thaliana ~ Hummingbird of Argentina Basswood Plaque - 5"x8.5" Danae ~ Butterfly of Southeast Asia Basswood Plaque - 5"x7.5" Inspiration: These sisters may look nectar sweet but their fiercely acrobatic fighting styles are enough to defeat titans 10x their size. They are divine deities who watch over all of the trees and flowers throughout their tropical forests. 1/18
Serenity-NYS18 - $170
Watercolor 7"x10" Inspiration: “...these are a few of my favorite things...” A painting dedicated to some the things that inspire joy, peace, and creativity in my life. This 2018 Self Portrait was created specifically to evaluate my own personal growth and artistic skill set. Every new piece is an opportunity for improvement. 1/18
Dancing Starlet - - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: She flies with out wings and dances to the sound of swirling galaxies. Amongst the stars she is a comet, searching for the wish that she will become; piercing hearts like the night sky. 12/17
La Calavera Catrina - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: Inktober 2017 * Week 4 "Death brings this neutralizing force; Everyone is equal in the end. Sometimes people need to be reminded of that." ~David de la Torre
Penny Wants to Play - $170
Watercolor 7"x10" Inspiration: Inktober 2017 * Week 3 "Oh, come on puckle, don't you want a balloon." "I'll drive you crazy, and I'll kill you all! I'm every nightmare you've ever had. I am your worst dream come true! I am everything you ever were afraid of!"
Embraced in Amber - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: Inktober 2017 *Week 2 Day by day, looking at the lifeless body of her beloved, enmeshed in heavy golden chains, she is shedding bitter tears. The cold sea depths are beginning to sway from her inconsolable sobbing. A storm is rising. The storming sea is rolling its waves towards the shore throwing onto the sand splinters of the amber castle and small hardened drops – Jurate’s tears. ~Legend of Jurate and Kastytis
Dollie's Revenge - $170
Watercolor 7"x10" Inspiration: Inktober 2017 * Week 1 "You must take good care of your toys, because if you don't, we'll find out! We toys can see EVERYTHING! So play nice!" ~Woody, 1995
Taino Girl - SOLD
Watercolor 7"x10" Inspiration: An illustrated representation of my own vibrant culture. Arawak/Taíno natives were polytheists. Their Gods were called Zemi and controlled various functions of the universe, very much like Greek Gods did. The Sun God or "Lord of the Dawn" is one of the most commonly used to represent Taino culture today.
White Witch- SOLD
Watercolor on Wood Basswood Plaque - 5"x7.5" Inspiration: Who is charmed and who casts the spell; The broods who cross her shall not fare well. Follow mother, beckon child; Or lose thyself in the thickening wild.
Original: Pencil Sketch 7 3/4"x11" Digitally Painted with Photoshop Inspiration: Universally beautiful, mysterious and difficult to tame. She is made of magic and through her eyes you will see that infinite possibilities surround you.
A Mother's Dream - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: She lies in dreamland, imagining the child she has yet to meet. Who will he be? What adventures will she pursue? Countless wishes like stars in the sky. The mother prays for their safety and their joy as she prepares to introduce her child to the world. Fore, it is theirs for the taking.
Revival Songs - $170
Watercolor 7"x10" Inspiration: Spring is in the air and this rabbit and her little friend are ready for warm weather and the musical sounds of the season.
Melanin Momentum - SOLD
Watercolor Skateboard Deck ~ 8"x32" Inspiration: These two friends are inseparable and usually skate right into trouble. Whether it's tagging the walls of Coral City or saving it under the cover of night. It's no way for royalty to behave but Melanii & Mo are speeding their way toward an unexpected destiny...
Indigo Hues - SOLD
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: This piece began as a kind of challenge for myself. I wanted to see if I could create depth and vibrancy using just one color. I think that I was successful with her face, clouds, and moon. However, I did decide to add bits of black and white to accentuate the night sky.
Let It Snow, Angel - $170
Watercolor 7"x10" Inspiration: Little Angel is the happily innocent spirit of the winter season. She knows that even though there is a chill in the air, she is safe and warm and wrapped in love.
Piercing Perspicacity - $170
Watercolor 7"x10" Inspiration: Cacity has the gift of divine perception and understanding. She can see truth in the hearts of all people and can burn away the lies with the blink of an eye.
Absynthe ~ La Fée Verte - SOLD
Watercolor 7"x10" Inspiration: Historically described as a dangerously addictive and hallucinogenic beverage, Absinthe is commonly referred to in literature as "la fée verte" (the green fairy). The drink rose to great popularity among Parisian artists and writers in late 19th- and early 20th-century.
Atlantean Companion - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: As I created this piece I simply wanted to paint a beautiful seahorse… but then I imagined the city of Atlantis, engulfed in civil war. Two warriors on apposing side make a powerful connection amongst all the violence. They realize that their bond could be strong enough to stop a war. But can they create a lasting peace before their city is completely destroyed?
Atmosphere, Ocean & Air - SOLD
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: An expression of relief. It's the deep breath you take when you're in a vacuum of inspiration, closed off within your own potential. It is the release when you realize the fear of failure you felt that initially kept you from sharing your truth is nothing compared to the joy and peace you feel now. Allow yourself the freedom to swim and breath in the atmosphere of your own greatness.
Splendid Betta - SOLD
Watercolor 12"x18" Inspiration: A reminder that peace comes from within. This woman holds the physical representation of her soul at peace within a vessel that is clean and free of pollutants.
Calypso - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: She is the modern incarnation of the Ogygian nymph, ready to beckon and captivate travelers like Odysseus from all across the seas. But beware, for once she has you in her sweet embrace you may never leave alive.
Dragonfly Queen - $115
~ Watercolor ~ Prismacolor Marker ~ 6"x12" on Wooden Panel Inspiration: The Art Nouveau movement (1890-1910). This was an international philosophy and style of art, architecture and applied arts. Some of the more commonly used symbols of the Art Nouveau movement, Dragonflies and Viney Lotus Flowers, made the strongest impact on me due to their representation of beauty and elegance being the result of growth through trials and pain.
Fashion Crazed - $265
Acrylic Paint 9"x12" Inspiration: With my formal training in Fashion Illustration, I had to dedicate a piece to my school days. This character is a woman so in love with fashion that it drives her a bit mad. Even in this state she is glamorous and dressed in couture. The darkness in her mind is only illuminated by the thought of all her favorite fashion labels.
Illuminate Her - SOLD
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: This piece was a message to myself and to women and artist like me who are often reluctant to be their true selves and show their talents for free of failure or criticism. Shine! Be that amazingly brilliant and beautifully creative creature. People will love it or hate it but the light you shine will give you peace and it will give courage to those who need it too.
BlueGreen Ink Blot
My Amalthea - $265
Acrylic Paint 9"x12" Inspiration: Origin of the Cornucopia, (Horn of Plenty) In his early days, the infantile god, Zeus, had to be hidden in a cave on island of Crete from his devouring father, Kronos. The baby was cared for and protected by the divine goat Amalthea ("Nourishing Goddess"), who fed him with her milk. One day while playing with his nursemaid, the future king of the gods accidentally broke off one of her horns which then had the divine power to provide unending nourishment.
Very Faerie Holiday - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: Be on the look out during those holiday parties. Faeries often hide in the glimmering candlelight. They are more than happy to partake in the fun of holiday wine, sweets, and music while no one is watching. She may seem harmless at first but once you’ve had your fill, you may be next on her menu.
Prismacolor Maker, Pensil, & Ink Watercolor (Background) 5”x7” Inspiration: I've always loved Greek mythology and its connection to modern times. As this story goes, after being seduced by Poseidon and cursed by Athena, Medusa fled to Africa. While wandering restlessly from place to place, young snakes dropped from her hair. According to the ancient Greeks, this is how Africa became a hotbed of venomous reptiles.
RedYellow Ink Blot
Moon Child - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: The waxing moon is a common symbol of growing to maturity. She is constantly changing and growing. This piece is representative of all the things that I love about women. She is feminine and strong, enlightened and nurturing.
Honey Honey - SOLD
Prismacolor Pencil 8"x8" Inspiration: This sweet girl is very much inspired by my love for graffiti. Growing up in an urban city like Chicago means that I've been exposed to some of the best graffiti in the country. I love the combination of hard, bold lines and the vibrant colors. Anyone who can work free hand, at such a large scale, in such defiant locations and heights has my respect. It takes a lot more courage and skills than most people are willing to give credit for.
Modern Muse - $265
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: This piece was one of my first attempts at Watercolors. I wanted to achieve an organic mixing of colors with a dripping effect. Although it did not turn out exactly as I'd hoped, I still love this piece. It reminds me that something can be imperfect or "wrong" and still be beautiful.
Portrait of Inspiration
Watercolor 9"x12" Inspiration: My first watercolor portrait was one I did of my mother. I've always loved this picture of her. I don't usually strive for realism, but this turned out better than I expected- Especially considering it was a first attempt. It and she reminds me that if I believe in myself I can do great things.