Tag Archives: SpiderHouse

I Painted the Two Lovely Brothers at Spider House

My brother and I had a horrible relationship growing up. We fought constantly. We had dirt clod fights (they hurt), grass spur fights, and we broke each other’s things (I stuck my finger through the wings of his radio-controlled airplane). The fights escalated after my dad died to such a level that the neighbors called […]

I Sketched the Tattooed Woman at SpiderHouse

She was a very pretty woman. She and her partner were conducting business with Conrad. I overhead a bit of conversation – they were talking about signage, in the fashion of the tattoo. The woman had several tattoos – the most prevalent was of a lioness.

Couple at SpiderHouse Patio by the “Mannekin Pis”

I painted this couple, enjoying a warm snap that we had – it was beautiful that day. They were seated at a table right by the “Mannekin Pis” (replica of the famous Belgian “Pissing Boy”). It was such a good composition, I could have painted several different versions, if I had more time.

I Painted the Pretty Hipster at SpiderHouse

We had a beautiful, sunny and warm day here in Austin last week. I went to SpiderHouse with Erin Park-Markert, one of my art students, to meet my daughter. We sat out on the patio, right beside this large group of “hipsters”, as my daughter calls them. They had pulled two tables together to accomodate […]