Many hours of work has gone into this train compositon, literally weeks of detail drawings & sketches are needed before final pencil drawing is even started.
The story of Malevolent Iron:
Riccardo Capraro created this work at the age of 21 while employed at an art agency in Michigan, work always slowed down after Christmas. Artists would do sample work for sales people to show clients. That is how this drawing came to be. I loved the look of Albrecht Durers Engravings. I decided to do an imaginative piece that would look similar to his works , combine this with my fascination for old steam engines, and the biomechanical creations of H.R. Giger and the idea for my train was born.
Using the finest mechanical pen available, and a leftover half sheet of illustration board, I began. With no reference material or preliminary sketches, I first drew out the train in pencil and then inked over the drawing. After all these years, Malevolent Iron is still the most popular piece of art in my collection of work.
Like a tree brushing into life after a long winter spread the joy you feel today with those around you with the Tree of Joy
The Tree of Joy reminds us that performing small acts of kindness can help make the world a more joyful place. Each work is Mouth Blown glass, and as such wil have slight differences. Colors are as shown.
Mouth blown glass ornament. This lively iridescent red ornament is so beautiful, leave it out year-round! In fact, it is Ruby the birthstone of July. From drape, to swirl, each ruby red swirl glass ornament is unique and crafted by hand by our artists. USA
Beautiful Opal pendant with gorgeous colorations - fire in the dome in every direction. Set in Sterling Silver. As in nature each opal is unique. they have a range of 'fire' from blues to electric green and red.
Red Swirl Limited Edition Blown Glass Ornament. Mouth blown glass ornament. This ornament is so beautiful you will want to leave it out year-round. From drape, to swirl, each one is unique and lovingly crafted by hand by our artists. USA made.
Riccardo is a detail artist, actually that may be an understatement...for this painting he began with a trip to the desert southwest to take photos, watch birds, gather back ground compositon materials and to make his preliminary sketches.
Our gallery visitors love Greater Road Runner painting and spend quite some time looking at details, the gravel, lizzard chola cactus and of course the feathers. Some have asked if he used real feathers!
Over 1000 hours of work has gone into this compositon, literally weeks of detail drawings & sketches are needed before painting begins. master painter, Riccardo Capraro
Offset Lithograph on Acid-Free Paper, signed and numbered.
Strength is a powerful instrument we use to navigate the unexpected twists and turns of life. Just as a tree uses its trunks for support we use our inner strength to hold us steady. The Tree of Strength reminds us of our resiliency and our unique ability to rise above adversity no matter what.
It takes time for a tree that's lost its leaves to rest over the winter and regenerate to its springtime glory, it takes time for us to heal from pain, whether it's cause be physical or emotional. The Tree of Healing reminds us to take time for ourselves, to gather strength from friends and family, and to not lose hope that we will once again be whole and well. Healing Tree of Enchantment Glass Globe
Wolves on Rock Creek depicts two mounted Native Americans traversing rugged Rock Creek in the American West. Accurate details and beautiful horses complete this western art print.
Martin Grelle captures the spirit, beauty, and vastness of the West in his historically-accurate, compelling images. Grelle studies diligently to portray the diverse cultures of the American West accurately and with sensitivity. The many hours spent in museums, at historical re-enactments, in visiting with experts on Native American culture, and reading from his extensive library, have helped him to bring his vision of the Plains Indian culture to life on canvas.
Wolves on Rock Creek art print. Framed in quality rustic Cherry Wood
Kokopelli Earring and Pendant SET. These are long and lean rustic green turquoise, skillfully cut and fitted to create a gorgeous centerpiece. Sterling detailing on the kokopelli is the perfect compliment to the olive to bright greens.
Dangle Pendant with; jasper, turquoise and silver. Chain Included
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