Sunday, December 31, 2006

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

3rd version of Feng Huang













Study number 3- getting closer...might become more bird of prey-like in the legs later on.

Monday, December 25, 2006

Composition study for 'Vestlandet'



a little preliminary study - still have to adjust the bird shape. not sure how large I'll eventually paint this...

Friday, December 22, 2006

A boat for a kind of transatlantic Kon-Tiki journey where a mythic bird battles Thor, but only it's much more nonsensical.






If it seems the balloons need to be at least twice as large, it's just because the gas inside is at least half as dense as helium and it's being pulled along by a giant bird. I calculated the figures from an online source, so it must be true. Four twenty-one foot diameter balloons should carry 42940 pounds.