the Wind

the Wind

From a series - called the Elements.

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the Magic Tree

the Magic Tree

I love this tree so much - each time I visit it on an annual vacation to California Wine Country - It looked wonderful and magical in the sunset.

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the Brewing Storm

the Brewing Storm

By C King Fine Art

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Adrift

Adrift

By C King Fine Art

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Crashing Surf

Crashing Surf

By C King Fine Art

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Desert Storm

Desert Storm

By C King Fine Art

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the Caves of Hercules

the Caves of Hercules

By C King Fine Art

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the Meteor Shower

the Meteor Shower

By C King Fine Art

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the Love of Dance

the Love of Dance

By C King Fine Art

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Captain Clyde's Safari Adventures

Captain Clyde's Safari Adventures

This graphic advertising style piece in rich brown, gold, and sage green is a nostalgic look at a Safari advertisement from the 1950's, complete with our guide, tiger, lion, orangutan, and giraffe. Capt’n Clyde was a renowned safari guide and adventurer across 5 continents, with a trophy room that...

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Hat and Butterfly

Hat and Butterfly

By C King Fine Art

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As A Rock

As A Rock

This piece in warm tones explores textures, the variations between smooth skin and granite rocks. This portrait embodies the stoic nature many women present to the world - self-contained and hiding their emotions and what they may see with a rock-like exterior. First published as the cover art - Liv...

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La Quinceañera

La Quinceañera

This is a Freda Kahlo inspired image with a pink wedding-cake layered gown in a swirl of rose petals floating over the Sonora desert, representing the traditional celebration of La Quinceañera, as a young girl transitions to womanhood in a very public and extravagant party. Cactus and mesquite lands...

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Afternoon in the Souk

Afternoon in the Souk

The crowded streets and alleys of the Souk (marketplace) in Marrakesh.

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Replay The Moment

Replay The Moment

On the edge of the Sierra Nevada mountains and the Great Basin, the sky is huge and can be impossibly blue. I have a bench on the river at the end of my street where I can be lulled by the running water and it’s the perfect spot for journal writing and just being. This piece in blue and gold tones i...

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Ballet

Ballet

This painterly piece of a ballerina in beautifully rich purples and blues is a celebration of grace and color.

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One Peso Portrait

One Peso Portrait

Posing in Cathedral Square, Havana, Cuba, against a brilliant yellow wall, this Cuban woman accepts one (tourist) peso in exchange for a photo. She represents all that our imagination of Cuba is: the colors of a yellow stucco wall, a red flower and purple scarf and of course, a hand fan and cigar....

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Tibetan Shadows

Tibetan Shadows

In this painterly work done in warm shades of brown, gold and orange, Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, looms high over the figures of Tibetan Buddhist adherents in traditional clothing walking about the sacred mountain location, casting shadows and spinning prayer wheels. Shot on location, June 2014.

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Two Dancers

Two Dancers

Two Dancers is a painterly piece in rich tomes of brown, as two belly dancers rehearse for an upcoming performance, the pure joy in their dancing radiates from their faces in this dramatically lit Chiaroscuro styled portrait.

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Dog And Butterflies

Dog And Butterflies

A decorative piece in garden fresh green with cascades of yellow and blue flowers against a weathered brick wall with a multi-paned window. The tan domestic dog basks as butterflies abound and float upward contained in magical bubbles.

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Over-Active Imagination

Over-Active Imagination

Set against the other-worldly background of exposed Mono Lake tufa towers at sunrise, time and space reflect an overactive imagination into an almost Twilight Zone fantasy piece.

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Planning To Escape

Planning To Escape

In this surrealistic piece, the questions is what lies behind this post-modern setting with a wall of crazy frames. That behind the wall is looking out, planning to escape, as a pearl necklace and a dove cascade out from the green, frantic, Ferris wheel, fantasy world into earth toned reality.

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Front Row Seat

Front Row Seat

A subtle sunset over a mauve and sage green high desert landscape, wooden Adirondack chairs providing a front row seat as the light fades and hot air balloons sink as the hot air of the day turns to evening cool. Shot on location, Jack's Valley, MacKay Mansion in Virginia City, and Great Reno Balloo...

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Fog Dance

Fog Dance

A ballerina casts a shadow as a lonely person walks the surf in the distance on a foggy day in Northern California Pacific muted tones.

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Fairy Tale Quilt

Fairy Tale Quilt

This piece is a quilt of images in pastel colors of aqua, green, gold, rust, yellow, and mauve, weaving together all the classic elements of a fairy tale, including a princess with flowers in her hair, locks and keys ( is she locked in a castle keep?), time, even a frog and an evil stepmother. That...

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When Angels Cry

When Angels Cry

This painterly rendition in shades of blue and aqua is of a celestial scene with shooting stars, planets, and a pensive angel. Her thoughts must be sorrowful as this winged nude female figure looks down from the sky.

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Bert's Diner: Good Eats

Bert's Diner: Good Eats

A nostalgic look at a 1950's era diner; a montage complete with tabletop jukebox, a classic counter, coffee service and jukebox, rendered as Polaroid pictures on a coffee stained Formica table top, amid french fries, Scotch tape and other diner spills and splatters.. Shot on location with an iPad a...

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the Fathers of Science Fiction

the Fathers of Science Fiction

By C King Fine Art

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

By C King Fine Art

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The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose

By C King Fine Art

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Julie Julia ~ My Year of Cooking Dangerously

Julie Julia ~ My Year of Cooking Dangerously

By C King Fine Art

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