Tuesday, November 29, 2011


When a painting doesn't turn out the way I want it to, I shelve it until I learn something new -- some way to improve it.  This was one of those cases.  I took my original portrait into Photoshop and turned into a sizzling, fiery goddess.  Jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis enhances her power with his version of "Earth Wind Fire". 


Friday, November 18, 2011


So both parties think they can fix the tank we are in! Popular pre-bop jazz crooner Nat King Cole wrote the song “Straighten Up and Fly Right”. The lyrics are totally appropriate for these politicians!

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Taxes? I'll Ride Naked First!

Lady Godiva was a noble woman who thought the taxes her husband was imposing were unfair. Weary of her entreaties, he said he would grant her request if she would strip naked and ride through the streets of the town. Lady Godiva took him at his word.... 

You can buy this print at http://moxyfoxdesigns.etsy.com/.  This is number one of a limited edition of 50. 

Here is a modern version of Lady G. protesting.  History is cool: