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Getty inspired bower and architecture completed 2009. Pompeii inspired garden scene completed in January 2011. In both images, most plants and all insects were painted from my own garden. The snake was shaped from a Roman image but painted as a garden snake.
A voluptuous mobius, inspired by the work of M.C. Escher. This Venus represents the many ways women must twist themselves and the boundless energy required in raising children, working, and maintaining a home. It is 9″ x 7.75″ x 4″, including the masculine base. The Venus is hand carved from cherry; the base from [...]