Sunday, July 20, 2008

"A PRINCE OF CATALINA" - New, original oil painting by Mike Callahan

"A Prince of Catalina"
16" x 20" oil on canvas
In contrast to the harbor in Avalon, the interior of Catalina Island is dry and grassy, perfect for a herd of buffalo that have lived there for quite some time. This bull that we saw was big, but surely not the biggest, that's why he's a prince and not yet the king! Enjoy!

p.s. I'm toying with a new, enhanced feature on my site that enables the viewer to zoom around and look at the details of the painting to a much higher can check out the enhanced, zoomable page with audio commentary by clicking here.

Saturday, July 12, 2008

"AVALON AWAKES" - New Painting and Podcast from Mike Callahan

"Avalon Awakes"
18" x 24" oil on canvas
This is a painting from my recent of the stops was beautiful Catalina Island off the southern California coast. This is a view of the harbor at Avalon at about 8:30 in the morning.
p.s. I've created my first ever podcast featuring this painting and a little more description...If you'd like to check it out, click's M4A format, so you'll need Quicktime if you don't already have it...
(free from Apple, click here if you need it).