Small, Imperfect, Impermanent Series (7 photos)

This is a series small acrylic painting on paper (8″ X 8″ & 8″ X 10″). They are all close-up images of nature, mostly from parks around the country. The objective of the paintings is to encourage the viewer to look closely for the small beauties around them.

“Lava Rock” Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho acrylic on paper
“Sandstone” Harris Beach State Park, Oregon acrylic on paper
“Sea Fig” Point Reyes National Seashore, California acrylic on paper
“Scarring on Saguaro Cactus” White Tank Regional Park, Arizona acrylic on paper
“Cherry Blossoms” Tidal Basin, Washington DC acrylic on paper
“Melting Snow, Moss, Lichens” Celebration Park, Snake River, Idaho acrylic on paper
“Wet Driftwood” Harris Beach State Park, Oregon acrylic on paper






Untitled 128 —– 24″ X 18″ —– acrylic on panel —- 2017 —– Mark W. McGinnis

Extinct & Almost Extinct — Book Available

— Dear Blog Followers — For the past 18 months I have been posting pieces from my project, Extinct & Almost Extinct. The project is now complete and the book with all paintings and text is available only at book - 2016-01-11 at 09-34-58