Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Kathy


















A tribute to 'my personal nurse' who has taken 
care of me as l go through chemotherapy. Kathy
Rooney is attentive, caring and diligent as she her 
passion. When l first arrived at the clinic l was 
amazed at how she and the other nurses were taking 
care of so many patients with such professional care. 
I know l'm getting the best care and thankful that God 
has put me with the best of the best.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Lebron
























November 9,1956 - March 6, 2013 - Tribute to my dear
good friend  Lebron Boyd. I was the last person who 
spoke with him prior to his passing, which was sudden 
and unexpected. He was a man of God, a man of integrity, 
great dignity and great passion for photography which, 
he was so gifted at. He was able to capture heart and soul 
of his subjects through the lens of a camera. He was great 
husband and father to his wife Sharon Grier. I miss him 
allot but, know he is with the Lord.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Nadine


















I’ve been blessed have a few great friends in my life.
That friend who is always there for you. In times of 
frustrations, counsel and support. Helping you through 
the thick and thin’s of life. That credit goes to Nadine Nakanishi. Early in my career, as art director for 
KHJ9 network, she took a chance hiring me as a freelance artist. It was the beginning of a long time-die 
hard-good friendship ever since. We attended the same high school and were botmembers of Creative Source Art Studios in Hollywood, CA. This portrait is an aatempt to 
capture her infectious childhood smile she seems to easily 
wear so well.

Victor


















Tribute to Victor Prado. A man I’ve come t
o respect
and admire greatly. His nativeNheritage can be seen 
clearly in his profile portrait. His passion for automobiles 
and their repair can be seen in the work he loves so much. 
A man who takes great pride in his work. Always honest 
with his clients never taking advantage but, instead putting 
the clients needs first. Something rarely found in most 
businesses today. It took some convincing Victor to allow 
me paint his portrait. Something I hope to be able to do 
more of.

Monday, October 26, 2015

The Percussionist



















My younger brother Fred Lewis. A sharp dresser and as you 
can see in this painting, which also reflects the time period of 
the late seventies or mid eighties. Growing up I remember his
incredible musical talents even as a child. Watching him create 
‘soulful rhythms’ beating on coffee tin cans even before he was 
able to purchase his first set of bongos. It was evident he would 
make his mark in the music field as a percussionist with Lakeside 
creating hits like ‘All the Way Live, ‘Pull My String’ to name a few.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Hollie



















Using a very limited color palette I created t
his portrait 
based on the mood of the model. I was going to title this 
painting ‘Why So Serious...’ but then again. I thought that 
many may think I’m talking about the ‘Joker!’ Hmmmm....
 then again.... Actually, Hollie Elizabeth is the daughter 
of Sherie Gaithers and my wife’s cousin.  As you can see, 
she has a very stunning look.

Friday, June 5, 2015

OJD



















Using a warm palette to create ‘Oracle Jane Doe’ 
as she’s
known to many in the musical circuit. Blessed with the gift of song. She’s beautiful, strong, multi-talented and my niece Kawanna Lewis. First born and the daughter of my brother Fred Lewis, she’s a chip off the old block, both sharing their love and passion for music.