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“A Gentleman With Some Eyeteeth”

Today is Mr. Bram Stoker’s 165th Birthday! For all who care to know and who love his work. When I first read His book “Dracula” I was thrown into a world of monsters and nightmares and romance that took my … Continue reading

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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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“Learning From A Family Of Suicide”

Fet Gede soon arrives and I’m thinking of all of my ancestors and people very dear to me that have passed on. My grandmother Emma, my puppies Emily and Chewy, I miss so many souls so much it hurts to have them … 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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“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

  Baron Samedi is the lwa of life,  death, and resurrection his wife is the great lwa Maman Brigitte and together they are the Gede family!                                                                            He wears dark glasses with one lens popped out. Some say this is so he … Continue reading

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