Prostitution: freedom for women in the 1800s

La Espera Margot, Pablo Picasso While doing research on prostitution in the Old West for my upcoming novel, Owl Manor – the Dawning, set in Denver in the 1800s, I discovered some things about them that made me think. When I hear of prostitutes, I usually feel sorry for them. It’s unimaginable that selling one’s…

How does this painting affect you?

I’m sure many have seen this 1781 painting, “The Nightmare” by Henry Fuseli. I encountered it in Art school a long time ago, and needless to say, it is unforgettable. Disturbingly unforgettable. It tells a story of unrequited passion. Henry Fuseli had fallen madly in love (lust?) with a woman by the name of Anna…

“Naked and Alive”

Created some art inspired by my all time favorite musician, my God, Peter Gabriel. Water color by hand then photoshop.