Olympus MonsCommissioned by the University of Colorado for an international convention to promote the exploration and colonization of Mars. They wanted me to show what the future of Mars colonization might look like.
Valles MarinerisA representative of the Ohio Center of Science & Industry saw the painting "Olympus Mons" and commissioned me to paint this for their "Mission to Mars" exhibit. The exhibit toured the United States for four years and was seen by four million people.
Rubin's DreamRubin had a dream of this and wanted me to paint it for him. He originally wanted the American flag to be in the background. I ended up putting it in "subliminally" by painting 50 stars in the upper left corner making cloud look like the stripes.
Debbie's Fantasy PortraitBoth Debbie and her boyfriend played the piano since they were kids. She was a Disney fan and he was a Bronco fan.
Dream Crystal Castle Fantasy PortraitMy brother Daniel wrote a story incorporating his kids as characters in the story. He actually has five kids now who are all adults now.
Deer Crossing the RiverMy boss at International Publishing Services saw my original painting "Shaded Green", and wanted a smaller version with a deer added to it.
ZX-11The client wanted me to paint his "toys." This motorcycle and his Porche.
Porche 914The second of two paintings done for this client illustrating his "toys." His car and his ZX-11 motorcycle.
TracyOne of my best friends wanted me to paint his wife for a surprise. The first time she saw this four foot by four foot painting was at a gallery.
Kris and Carrie Wedding PortraitCommission a wedding portrait from a photograph taken at your wedding, and then I can put any background you want the background.
Shepard Wedding (gift) PortraitAnother wedding portrait done with a custom background; their ranch. It was also painted using a black and white photograph as reference.
The ReverandThis portrait was commissioned for a family that ended up having me paint over twenty more paintings of their entire family.
White WindsCommissioned by a design team working for the Parade of Homes. They gave me a piece of wallpaper, told me to use the colors in it, and paint it with the "feminine" taste in mind. The orginal sold immediately.