Archive for the ‘Animals’ Category

Philosopher Cat

August 12, 2013

Part of my series on “Wot’s Going on in a Cat’s Head” Acrylics on hand made paper. Shirley, you don’t expect me to explain what is going on in this cat’s mind. He’s a philosopher.


Camel Texting

June 11, 2013

Camel Texting

Painting (collaboration between Anastasia Nelson, Natalia Maks, and Phil Dynan)

Camel Taking on Personality

April 23, 2013

Texting in Egypt

Texting in Egypt

You can see the progression in this painting (over the last seven weeks now). The camel is really taking on some personality. This painting is in collaboration with photographer Natalia Maks; and both Anastasia Nelson and myself are doing the painting.


April 16, 2013

Rescue Sheep


Rosie came to us as a very sad and weak little lamb. We turned her over to Ana’s parents and here she is – beautiful, strong and happy seven years later! Painting is a collaboration between Anastasia Nelson and myself.

Slop on the Palette

April 11, 2013

cow painting by Phil Dynan

Little cow

This little painting is the result of using up “slop” – paint left on the palette at the end of the day.

Sunny California – working outside today

March 28, 2013

Painting outside today – this sign is a modification of our Happy Cow painting, going to be used outside a dentist’s office.

Spot of Tilbury

March 26, 2013

Spot of Tilbury

Spot lives with Anya and Adrian in Tilbury (UK). This is a 24×30 inch acrylic on canvas.

Blue Horses on the Mediterranean Painting

March 21, 2013

Blue Horses on the Mediterranean near Denia, Spain. The sea was very active that day. Watercolour done in my sketch book, painting just finished.

Commission Finished

March 14, 2013

Commission Finished

Had fun with this painting of “Alberta”

Our Happy Donkey

February 20, 2013

Our Happy Donkey

An acrylic painting by Ana and myself (passed back and forth to paint) of our very happy donkey, Nugoro. The background is Sabino Canyon near Tucson, Arizona.