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"BLUE"
Photography / Photo Collage / Digital Painting

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"BLUE"
I continue to be surprised by the inspiration I find when working with images of horses. I am not a rider (though I have ridden), nor have I ever spent time following famous thoroughbreds. But I cannot deny the sheer elegance, strength and beauty of these magnificent creatures, which is why I will always stop the car to spend time admiring and photographing them whenever I get the chance.

BLUE was inspired when I came across an old corral near Cedar City, UT. The ancient wood had flecks of blue paint, sandblasted by decades in the southwest desert. The horse was in a nearby corral, looking longingly (it seemed to me) at the weather-worn paddock. As with most of my collages, I created a new sky by combining a variety of images, this time from Ivins and Bountiful, Utah.

After editing and arranging the images, I enhanced, re-colored then digitally painted the layers.

"SNOW"
Photography / Photo Collage / Digital Painting

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"SNOW"
Living in southwest Utah, there seems to be no end to inspiration, especially when it comes to the magnificent horses that grace the landscape. I was traveling near Colorado City, AZ (a favorite place of mine to find perfectly posed equine) and saw the horse I now call SNOW.

As with all of my artwork, taking the perfect photo of SNOW was just the beginning. I also took several shots of the surrounding area, the sky, rocks, grass, trees...everything I thought might be interesting to use, either in this collage, or in one down the road. When I started editing and combining the photos for SNOW, the mountain I was originally going to place behind her just wasn't working, and so I found (what I think is) the perfect sky to use from the treasure trove of shots I took in Antarctica.

Once I was pleased with the placement of the layers, I started the process of enhancing and digitally painting the piece until SNOW seemed happy in her new surroundings.

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"ISLAS MALVINAS"
Photography / Photo Collage / Digital Painting

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"ISLAS MALVINAS"
In February of 2007, on my way to Antarctica, we docked in the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas). Although we were only there for a day, I must have taken over 1,000 photographs. From the welcoming center on the jetty to the interior pastures where the gentoo penguins wandered amongst the unexploded landmines left from the Falkland war. Islas Malvinas proved to be a complicated landscape on many fronts.

The fence and flowers for ISLAS MALVINAS were taken near the jetty and a few miles inland, respectively. The buildings in the background are a composite of structures I shot around the village. The sky was taken from a photograph I captured at the end of the trip in Buenos Aires. The one thing I didn't see on the island was a horse, and so I gave this beautiful mare from Grafton, Utah a new home in the Falklands.

As with all of my pieces, after layering and positioning the edited images, I re-colored, added texture and over-painted the entire piece.

"THE GENERAL STORE"
Photography / Photo Collage / Digital Painting

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"THE GENERAL STORE"
On July 2nd of 2016 we drove our goddaughter and her fiancée to the Independence Day celebration in Colorado City, AZ; an area where I continue to find endless visual inspiration. While walking around the park I stumbled across this beautiful, tiny general store. While the building doesn't appear to still be in use, it remains a sturdy, quaint edifice of bygone days.

THE GENERAL STORE is layered with images from Rockville, UT, Roquebrune Village, France, The Grand Canyon National Park, AZ, Ivins, UT, and, of course, Colorado City, AZ.

Selecting the various images I wanted to use in this piece was a relatively straight-forward process. Editing the right pieces, placing them, adjusting the colors and, most especially, positioning the sky (taken on a beautiful day over my house), was quite another. I'm pleased with the result, though, so it was worth the work!

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"THE LAST STATION"
Photography / Photo Collage / Digital Painting

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"THE LAST STATION"
In July of 2015 we were traveling north of Atlanta, GA, through the back roads, past abandoned areas in our not-too-distant past. We stumbled across this Shell station while searching for a place where we could actually fill up. No luck with the gas here, but I managed to fill up my camera with some great images!

I left the station pretty much intact, but added trees, additional grass and the sky from other locations. (The sky is actually from Lake Placid, NY.) Because of the dilapidated state of the station (which I loved), I was torn about enhancing the colors and giving the scene a much cheerier feel than what the original image presented. In the end, I opted for brightness, because abandoned though it may be, it still has life.

"AFTER THE RAIN"
Photography / Photo Collage / Digital Painting

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"AFTER THE RAIN"
In the spring of 2016 I captured an amazing rainbow over Kayenta, Ivins, Utah. While the scene was fantastic as it was, I remembered a photo of an old barn in my files I thought would make a perfect complement to the colors in that particular rainbow. Combining that with other photos I'd taken of fields in Georgia, the scene came together well…in my opinion.