Starshowers occur every year during the summer solstice.
This cosmic event coincides with the annual migration
of elenoceros up Mount Monolith.
"The idea for Starshower Solstice
came from a watercolor card I was making for my wife. I thought it would make a good larger painting, and immediately started
working on a sketch (I never did finish the card for my wife). In the larger version I added the arch, cave, lake, waterfall,
river, stonehenge, and the creatures. The
painting became even more detailed as I worked on it. I painted the sculptures in the rocks from my imagination, without any
sketches. The elenoceros, a six legged cross between an elephant and a rhinoceros, was from an earlier sketch. Starshower
Solstice was the first painting I made using fluid acrylics. It is the painting I spent the most time on, approximately 800
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