Telltale Frameworks

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Silver Key Winner (Drawing and Illustration) Feb 2014 Certifications | Explanation FOREWORD: N/A IMAGE: < < < < < <     > > > > > > See more illustrations! Back to all Awards, Achievements, and Publications!

Farmside Tranquility

AWARD: INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION Colors of Humanity Gallery Featured Exhibitionist “Landscapes” Exhibition Sept 2014 Certifications | Website FOREWORD: Soft breezes blow large clouds past farm houses. IMAGE: < < < < < <     > > > > > > See more digital paintings! Back to all Awards, Achievements, and Publications!

A Microcosm of Color

DETAILS: Year: 2013 Medium: Camera (Telephoto) Style: Microscopic Influence: Fine Art Photography Model: N/A DESCRIPTION: Found on a nearby flower, these ants, quite unknown to them, embody nature’s gift of beauty and strength. The amount of detail, color, and life in so tiny a space is staggering: the ants, dynamic and saturated with dark…

Telltale Frameworks

DETAILS: Year: 2014 Medium: Ink, Photoshop Style: Landscape Realism Influence: Romanticism’s nature ideals Model: European city Photostock picture. DESCRIPTION: “Telltale Frameworks” challenges our misconception of civilization. While clock towers symbolize the passage of time, there is really no time-told achievement to be proud of: still the town appears ghostly and ominous, still the buildings…

A Microcosm of Color

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Teen Ink – Photography Web Publication Privilege July 2014 Website Publication FOREWORD: I used a professional camera provided by the school to take this piece. Found on a nearby flower, these ants, perhaps unknown to them, embody nature’s gift of beauty and strength. This shot, zoomed quite closely,…

Purple Vineyard

++++++++++Mistress Phoebe always grew green grapes on the wrought iron. From whatever tradition I did not know, but she always told me to make sure: the green grapes on the trellis, the purple ones on the soil beds. “The greens were best. Sweet for flavor, but green for sour.” ++++++++++I…

Garden Belle

In blind enchantment we stood Before idle shadows that twine, ++++++++++stagnant Behind morning light and underneath flower vines Verdant perfumes colored the air in breezes of shine As shine itself meandered d ++++++++++++++++++++o +++++++++++++++++++++w ++++++++++++++++++++++n +++++++++++++++++++++++onto ivory trellises It was a strange occurrence (For oft we never agreed) but amidst…

November

Past the warm spring music And into fall cornet I stand so deathly still And wait for autumn’s threat As green bleeds from trees And flowers drain their rosette My gaze shifts to follow The verdure’s solemn set Fallen colors ascend slowly Due the frigid wind’s abet ‘Mindful of blooming…

On the Other Side of the River

On the silent riverbed, she stood Where the softer wind had blown Against the ground, she glistered the star’s light And eclipsed nature’s splendor grown Yet beauty tempted not my interest Though her allure gleams upon thrones But a sorrowful sound out her breath Revealed a sorrow unknown With the…