I often turn to my extensive Asian travels for inspiration. This work, "Love Buddha", was derived from photos I shot with my old Nikon FG while traveling in Laos and Cambodia in the late 1990's.
A few of my original source photos & inspiration
One of the things I love most about this piece is it's dimensionality & incorporation of mirror, which casts wonderful light and color around its environs throughout the day and changing seasons. You can see that a bit in this photo from a gallery show.
Soon, he began showing up to the ex-convent where we, the artists of the 3rd Contemporary Mosaic Art Symposium, Ploaghe worked. He quickly become a constant companion to all.
Thus, the inspiration behind my latest portrait . . .
The heart, is a play on the symposium logo, seen in the center of this sign.
Our Beloved Mascot, Poldo
My inspiration, beginning stages & time-lapse video of the creation of "Daydream", a self portrait.
8" x 8" - stained glass, crockery, Mexican smalti & unglazed porcelain.