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“Don’t Dig The Grave.”

  Haitian Vodou spirit of the dead, Baron La Croix, ( Baron Of The Cross) at his altar.       Bob Ross Liquid clear and Oil colour on canvas sheet. Copyright c. 2012     When a loved one is on the brink of death from any ailment, … Continue reading

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“Lundy And Limba, The Lovers”

My first Homo-Erotica inspired artwork, Baron Lundy and Limba the lovers! Dark Purple Oil Colour pencil on Linen Canvas Paper. They are Gede lwa who partake in a special mud wrestling ritual. Many of the lwa are homosexual, bi-sexual and beyond the traditional … Continue reading

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“Drawing Up Baron La Croix”

Fet Gede is soon arriving, “Haitian Halloween” right around the corner!! With the colors of the All Hallow’s Eve season, (Violet, Black, and White) everywhere I go I’m reminded of Baron and the dead! I’m sketching up a painting for Baron on a … Continue reading

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“Brijit, Baron’s Beloved”

Mamman Brigitte is a lwa that is European in origin, the wife of Baron Samedi, together they are the head of the Ghede family of vodou lwa! Brigitte comes from the Scottish and Irish sent to Ayiti who suffered through indentured servitude. Not as horrible and … Continue reading

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“Gede’s Glasses”

           Baron is known for his signature Top hat, his sunglasses and his suit. Some say he pops out one of the lenses of his shades to see into our world and the next at the same time. Others say … Continue reading

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“Little Gede Linto”

    This is my artistic interpretation of the child spirit Linto. Linto is a Gede lwa and the Gede lwa’s colors are violet and black. Here, I have Linto rising from a small plume of graveyard dirt and standing before an altar. A bottle of dark wine … Continue reading

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“Baron Samedi’s Dance”

My oil painting for Baron and the Gede lwa! Here I have some party people dancing and celebrating in Baron’s honor! Some of the figures wear traditional ceremonial white and others are dressed casually. They play music and dance around for the spirits even in the … Continue reading

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Maman Brigitte

    This is the veve of Maman Brigitte, she is the wife of Baron Samedi. Together, they are the Gede family lwa and a very powerful team! Maman Brigitte drinks a specially prepared Rum drink laced with 21 hot … Continue reading

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