I enjoy experimenting with different surfaces. I've always had a great interest in Native American symbols so the feather paintings are some of my favorites. Currently, all pieces are sold but please contact me if interested in a custom piece.
2009 Native Americans see the Eagle as a symbol of courage. Legend says that when a great warrior falls, an eagle feather falls to earth. Acrylic painting on feather with beaded quill accent. Feather sits on brown suede-like material covered background surrounded by a custom mat of light brown suede. All enclosed in a custom designed and built frame by Merlyn Patterson. $60.00
2009 I have a deep love and respect for the wolf. They are very majestic, loyal, and loving. Native American lore sees them as a symbol of truth and knowledge and Shoshone legend tells of the wolf as being a protector of women - Shoshone legend. Acrylic painting on feather with beaded quill accent. Feather sits on brown suede covered background. All enclosed in a custom designed and built frame by Merlyn Patterson. $55.00
2009 My favorite Native American symbol and legend is the Kokopelli, shown as the cheerful humpbacked flute player. The Kokopelli is a mythical Hopi symbol of fertility, replenishment, music, dance, and mischief - Kokopelli Legend. Acrylic painting on feather with beaded quill accent. Custom matting. Homemade frame by Merlyn Patterson. $50.00