This is Michael Maples in the French Quarter, 2016.
000 IMG_3529 COMPO 2 sized
Original watercolor by Maples.
0011 Blue Heron Watercolor 12 x 16 framed and at Ave Art
Sublimation tile work. The special frame is made by Maples. The tiles are used as drink coasters.
Maples working with sublimation tiles.
1114 Card Image
A reclaimed frame my by Maples, the art is a graphic art piece produced by Maples.
Original photo of egret on produced on sublimation tile framed by Maples.
Photos of shrimp are graphically enhanced overlaid on a photo and produced by Maples.
4979 Corrected Two Shrimp with BOAT and frame
Original art in framed made of recycled wood, all by Maples.
3 playful shrimp, acrylic painting on canvas by Maples framed in his reclaimed frame.
AAA IMG_0728 Three Shrimp
This one was new for me. I did a cutout of a drawing I had done. Then painted it. Note the eyes of the crab. I had to use those. They came off a grift my godchild Julia had given me one Christmas.
AA IMG_2374 sized
I love this painting. I starting experimenting more with my framing. The crab is one of my typical painting. I'm now starting to paint my crabs using more imagination. I take photos of all of my subjects, in this case a crab, and then do the painting. I work best from photos.
AA IMG_7330 sized
My art being auctioned off a JCCS 2017. The piece was a colorful crab, 22 x 30 on canvas. It sold for $700.
This video is about My art
Crab Painting for JCC Gala. I wanted to show how I work.
This video is about Crab Painting for JCC Gala
I believe this is my first oyster I've ever painted. Still not sold and hanging in NOLA Beans on Harrison Ave.
A IMG_0315 worked
"Streetcar Ride". I love this piece, it's so New Orleans. Hanging i NOLA Beans.
A IMG_0328 worked
My "Shrimps". I love painting shrimp.
This piece was done specifically for a friend, Amena. She requested special framing. Note the "slats" as the backboard for the canvases. I've also never done a "polyptych" before this. That is, one painting done on two separate canvases.
My cutout on the wall at NOLA Beans.
Crab cutout IMG_2409
My very first colorful crab of this size. It was 36 x 42 I believe. I had a lot of fun with this one.
Crab for Door Use
A graphic produced by me years ago.
Double Crabs Corrected 13x19 Framed with bubbles 2
This is my "talking art". I love expressing myself with video.
Dr Bill clip-640
Dr Mike Dunn-640
Time consuming but I loved doing this piece, "Composite of New Orleans". A little different. I did this from one of my graphic photos I produced.
Framed Roman Candy and Street Car for Fais Do Do Event 2
Graphic framed by me. "Fighting Crabs".
IMG_0404 Sized (1)
Painting and then printed of the "Old Light" on the Lakefront in New Orleans. My frame.
IMG_1396 Light House sized (1)
Sometimes it's fun to paint on slats. This crab was indeed fun.
I crowed that doing this, but I had to see if I could. I actually enjoyed layering the paint on this one.