Rothko Meets Pollock

This oil based enamels on 48 x 38 stretched canvas was finished last month and entered into The Big Fresno Fair.  It is still on display there until next week.

Art - by Desmond - Rothko Meets Pollock - Sept 12 - 2018 2nd take


Evan Surfing at Pismo

Evan at Pismo – Oil on canvas – 28 x 28 inches

This was from June 2017 at Pismo Beach, California. He is 12 years old in this depiction. I will have to decide later if this is a portrait or a seascape.

The Attack

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The Attack – 48 x 48 inch – Oil based on canvas

This for the 2015 “Black and White” show at Chris Sorenson Studio and Gallery, at south Van Ness and Railroad, Fresno, CA.

It is a battle line of the 3rd confederate Infantry Regiment in Cleborne’s Division in late 1864. It will be there all of May and is for sale. That’s the rules.

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Art - Kearney Mansion Jan 2010 cropped
This is a painting of the Kearney Mansion, in Kearney Park, Fresno, California. It was painted as a fundraiser and raffled to raise funds for a stone monument in memory of California’s Confederate Veterans of which there are over 2,000 ancestors buried throughout the state.

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