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I Create New Mythologies In My Oil Paintings

I Create New Mythologies In My Oil Paintings

I'm Dane, an oil painter based out of Portland, Oregon. While harnessing imagery from the natural world, I weave together visual elements so that a story begins to emerge from the paint. These stories resemble dream-like scenarios where nature's laws are...

I'm Dane, an oil painter based out of Portland, Oregon. While harnessing imagery from the natural world, I weave together visual elements so that a story begins to emerge from the...

Rites Of Passage: Paintings Of The Search For Clarity In An Uncertain World

Rites Of Passage: Paintings Of The Search For Clarity In An Uncertain World

The central theme of my paintings is about finding a personal sense order in a confusing, chaotic, and meaningless world. The lead players of these paintings, naively, and in the moral clarity of youth, yearn for a state...

The central theme of my paintings is about finding a personal sense order in a confusing, chaotic, and meaningless world. The lead players of these paintings, naively, and...

I Paint My Dog As A Giant To Show How Big Of A Part In My Life He Is

I Paint My Dog As A Giant To Show How Big Of A Part In My Life He Is

All of my paintings are worked with oil on canvas. When I paint my work, I try to see the photographs about my work in order to actualize my feeling from it. I first check a specific place or time that...

All of my paintings are worked with oil on canvas. When I paint my work, I try to see the photographs about my work in order to actualize my feeling from...

Diagnosed With A Rare Disease And Struggling With Chronic Pain,  I Finally Found Joy In Creating Art

Diagnosed With A Rare Disease And Struggling With Chronic Pain, I Finally Found Joy In Creating Art

In 2015 I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called Ankylosing Spondylitis. Much like with any sickness, as long as you can function, you’d rather just not deal with it and unfortunately for me, the symptoms got to the point that...

In 2015 I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called Ankylosing Spondylitis. Much like with any sickness, as long as you can function, you’d rather just not deal with it and...

I Explore The World Of Flora In My Paintings

I Explore The World Of Flora In My Paintings

Nature is the most direct and intense inspiration. Most of my works were created inspired by the world around me and my own perception of it. The series ‘Organic’ concentrates on exploring of the nature, especially flora.

Nature is the most direct and intense inspiration. Most of my works were created inspired by the world around me and my own perception of it. The series ‘Organic’ concentrates...

“Sweet Dreams” Painting From Start To Finish

“Sweet Dreams” Painting From Start To Finish

I recently finished a large commissioned painting and I wanted to share the process of how the piece was developed and executed. Since it was a commissioned piece, the concept was something I discussed and worked out with the client beforehand. We...

I recently finished a large commissioned painting and I wanted to share the process of how the piece was developed and executed. Since it was a commissioned piece, the concept was something...