A painting showing a grizzly bear walking through a downtown office building. Over my career, I worked late in many office buildings and imagined that I was working in a cubicle when this animal arrived. One-of-a-kind, acrylic on canvas, height 72″ x width 52-1/4″ x depth 2″, unframed.
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I go hiking in the redwoods a lot. Wouldn’t want to run into these guys. One-of-a-kind, acrylic on canvas, 72″ x 48″ x 2″, unframed.
What happens when the people are gone? A dark kitchen with wolves, a scary landscape, linoleum, and the chairs of my childhood. 48″ H x 60″ W x 1.75″ D, one-of-a-kind acrylic on canvas, unframed.
I imagine that the person who was in this strange room retired to the bedroom (stage left) before this visitor arrived. Unique, 48″ H x 60″ W x 0.75″ D, acrylic on canvas, unframed.
The bath and beauty aisle at Whole Foods visited by a flock of Canada Geese. I am not sure why I painted this scene but I intentionally did not put them in the meat aisle. Geese painted from observation at the shipyard and from photos of the store. One-of-a-kind acrylic painting on canvas. 40″ H x 50″ W x 2, unframed.
I was going for the feeling of being on a small planet. Also looks good exhibited at an angle. Unique, acrylic on canvas, unframed (grey sides), 40″ x 50″w x 2″d
I’ll let you tell me about this one. Oil over acrylic.
Collection of toys, umbrella, luggage, and a cute doggy. Unique, acrylic on canvas, 32.6″ x 40 x 1.75, framed with a dark wood floater with a golden strip on the front which increases the size to 33.5 x 41 x 2.5 approx.
A bunch of stuff and my pet rabbit, George. How many of these things do you still have? My sister told me that if I photographed things, then I could toss them. (I haven’t.) This is an acrylic on canvas, 30″ x 40″ x 2″, unframed.
I went to West Portal to visit a woman who had hens in the backyard. I sat with them and ultimately did this from the videos I shot while I was there. Such lovely animals. When I exhibited this, I was surprised how many people are wild about chickens! I grew up in the suburbs so the only experience I have with chickens is when I was very young I wandered off and got into the neighbor’s chicken coop to play. This is an acrylic on canvas, 32″ x 40″ x 2″, unframed.
This painting features a bouquet of flowers, a dog toy with a bell in it, and my rabbit Ladybird about to knock the whole thing over in order to munch on the greens. I painted her from life, holding her up for a moment at a time with my left hand while painting with my […]
A humorous guide to communicating with one’s pet rabbit and the perfect gift for those who share their home with a rabbit. 64 pages, color, softcover, originally published in 2004, ISBN 978-0979308802.
My political cartoons in a book, drawn from November 2016 through September 2019. You can see them for free on social media (see cramptonarts.com for all the links) but it’s an interesting romp through recent history to have them in sequence with a blurb about the news which inspired them. ISBN: 978-0979308857
A set of two paintings of Bailey’s advertising cups. One cup is looking at the other so they need to be together. Acrylic on wood panel, unframed. 7″H x 5″W x 2″D each panel.
Apple, knife, carrots, can, cutting board and kid robot toy that a friend gave me, painted from life in the studio. 18″ x 24″ x 1, acrylic on canvas, framed in a wood floater.
The asparagus and broccoli reminded me of trees and needed to be painted. I added paint tubes, painted from life at the studio. 18″ x 24″ x 1″, acrylic on canvas, already framed in a wood floater.
My two pet rabbits sitting in front of reflective furniture. The male, George, is in a classic begging-for-grooming pose. I was painting at home, practicing for the live Art Battle, where you had to paint from memory only. Acrylic on canvas, 12″ H x 9″ W x .75″ D, unframed.
A painting of my pet rabbit, Gracie. I was painting at home, to practice for the timed, live Art Battle where you have to paint from memory. Acrylic on canvas, 12″ H x 9″ W x .75″ D, unframed
This was painted at home, of George, in a typical why-aren’t-you-feeding-or-petting-me mood-?, in practice for the Art Battle, acrylic on canvas 12″H x 9″ W x .75″ D, unframed. I feel that I really captured his demeanor in this one.
A view of Sequoia National Park with underlying stuff, completed from photos in the studio.
I was driving around looking for strange plants and found this house. I painted in while sitting in the car—a good strategy on cold days.
A view reminding me of houses I saw as a kid in San Francisco.