March 2014

march-2014

He Knew He Had A Soul … completed 3-31-14.

He Knew He Had A Soul, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite.  photo by anders tomlinson.

It was not an acquired knowledge, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite.

He Knew He Had A Soul – detail … completed 3-31-14.

He Knew He Had A Soul, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite.  photo by anders tomlinson.

Nearly everything made sense to him, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite.

He Knew He Had A Soul – detail … completed 3-31-14.

He Knew He Had A Soul, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite.  photo by anders tomlinson.

He took pride in observing details, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite.

Returning Each Fragment To Its Place… – completed 3-30-14.

Returning Each Fragment To Its Place, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Part patience – part lack of ambition, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Returning Each Fragment To Its Place – detail… completed 3-30-14.

Returning Each Fragment To Its Place, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Would anyone know if it isn’t right? 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Mitigating Circumstances Overruled … completed 3-29-14.

Mitigating Circumstances Overruled, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.  photo by anders tomlinson

There was no need to argue or agree, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Mitigating Circumstances Overruled – detail … completed 3-29-14,

Mitigating Circumstances Overruled, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Would behavior change without rewards? 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

The Ridge Is In Bloom … completed 3-28-14.

The Ridge Is In Bloom, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas.  Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

It was here that time forgot to forget, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas.

The Ridge Is In Bloom – detail … completed 3-28-14.

The Ridge Is In Bloom, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches, detail, acrylics-canvas.  Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

We could smell the flowers from a distance, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas.

Assigning Blame Without Due Deliberation … completed 3-27-14.

Assigning blame without due deliberation,, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.  photo by anders tomlinson

It had become a habit of daily routines, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Assigning Blame Without Due Deliberation – detail … completed 3-27-14.

Assigning blame without due deliberation,, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

There were no essay questions to weigh, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. p

Looking for a Party Planner … completed 3-26-14.

Looking For a Party Planner, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Each event had its own obstacles to overcome, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Looking for a Party Planner – detail… completed 3-26-14.

Looking For a Party Planner, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Always say the invitation is in the mail, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Dust Storm Under A Full Moon … completed 3-25-14.

Dust Storm Under A Full Moon, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

It look different from above compared to below, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas.

Dust Storm Under A Full Moon – detail … completed 3-25-14.

The Ridge Is In Bloom, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

It was here that eagles soared, 20 x 16 inches, detail, acrylics-canvas.

Mountains Consuming Mountains … completed 3-24-14.

Mountains Consuming Mountains, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.  photo by anders tomlinson

Nature has a way of dealing with nature, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Mountains Consuming Mountains – detail … completed 3-24-14.

Mountains Consuming Mountains, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Catastrophe or growth spurt? 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

In The Eye of The Maker … completed 3-22-14.

In the Eye of the Maker, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite. photo by anders tomlinson.

The village had people of only one color – none, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite.

In The Eye of The Maker – detail … completed 3-22-14.

In The Eye of the Maker, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite. photo by anders tomlinson.

Some were waiting for the”great correction”, 24 x 48 inches, detail acrylics-masonite.

In The Eye of The Maker – detail … completed 3-22-14.

In the eye of the maker, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite. photo by anders tomlinson.

The elements were lining up outside inside, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite.

She Was An Astro-Woman In Her Own Mind … 3-21-14 – nearing completion

She Was An Astro-Woman In Her Own Mind,, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

She knew space wasn’t a roof over our heads, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas.

She Was An Astro-Woman In Her Own Mind – detail … 3-21-14 – nearing completion

She Was An Astro-Woman In Her Own Mind, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

She told everyone that we were not alone, 20 x 16 inches, detail, acrylics-canvas.

Not Needing Consoling … completed 3-20-14

Not Needing Consoling, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

Yes, it will happen every day we look, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas.

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Not Needing Consoling – detail … completed 3-20-14.

Not Needing Consoling, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

Finding opportunities in the bargain sea, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas.

Mother Earth is Measures Her Temperature … completed 3-19-14

Mother Earth Is Measuring Her Temperature, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Hot, cold, now, then, again and again, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Mother Earth is Measures Her Temperature -detail … completed 3-19-14

Mother Earth Is Measuring Her Temperature, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

A melted scale seeks a reflecting mirror, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Waiting for the Spirit to Awake … completed 3-18-14.

Waiting For The Spirit To Awake painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

It would come neither by sea or land, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas.

Waiting for the Spirit to Awake – detail … completed 3-18-14.

Waiting For The Spirit To Awake painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

Maybe it is best to let sleeping spirits rest, 20 x 16 inches, detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

What? We Not Worry … completed 3-17-14.

What? We Not Worry, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Peer Pressure challenged black sheep fantasy , 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

What? We Not Worry -detail … completed 3-17-14.

Mother Earth Is Measuring Her Temperature, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Banking took an uncertified turn, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Piles of Used Ponzi Schemes … completed 3-16-14.

piles of Used Ponzi Schemes, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.  photo by anders tomlinson

Few recognized here as the national economy, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Piles of Used Ponzi Schemes – detail … completed 3-16-14.

Piles of Used Ponzi Schemes, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Tomorrow will gladly pay for today’s expansion, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Smell of a Desert Rain … completed 3-15-14.

Smell of a Desert Rain, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 14 x 11 inches, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

I remember the day my mother told me… 14 x 11 inches, acrylics-canvas.

Smell of a Desert Rain … completed 3-15-14.

Smell of a Desert Rain, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 14 x 11 inches, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

I didn’t understand why the bee in my shoe bite me, 14 x 11 inches, detail, acrylics-canvas.

Tuesday Was Chosen By a Small Majority … completed 3-14-14.

All had returned to the working new normal, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

All had returned to the working new normal, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Tuesday Was Chosen By a Small Majority – detail … 3-14-14.

Tuesday was Chosen By The Majority, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Warnings were issued against those that decide, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Mob Conception Risks Social Upheaval … completed 3-13-14.

Mob Conceptions Risk Social Upheaval, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Titters and tatters and expectations, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Mob Conception Risks Social Upheaval -detail … completed 3-13-14.

Mob Conceptions Risk Social Upheaval, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Where was the point of no return? 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Considering Creation … completed 3-12-14.

Considering Creation, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite. photo by anders tomlinson.

It is hard for humans to change, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite.

Considering Creation – detail … completed 3-12-14.

Considering Creation, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite. photo by anders tomlinson.

It was the unending details that were challenging, 24 x 48 inches, detail, acrylics-masonite.

Considering Creation – detail … completed 3-12-14.

Considering Creation, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 24 x 48 inches, acrylics-masonite. photo by anders tomlinson.

If it wasn’t for today it would be tomorrow, 24 x 48 inches, detail, acrylics-masonite.

Medicine People Fasting on the Run … completed 3-11-14.

Medicine People fasting while running, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Two steps forward – one step back, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Medicine People Fasting on the Run – detail … completed 3-11-14.

Medicine People fasting while running, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

We wonder about those of all seasons, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Recycled Flotsam With No Home … completed 3-10-14.

Recycled Flotsam With No Home, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Industry comes and go, waste remains, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Recycled Flotsam With No Home – detail … completed 3-10-14.

Mother Earth Is Measuring Her Temperature, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

At the core of it all is DNA and M&M’s, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Ten Seconds Before the Big Bang … completed 3-9-14.

Ten Seconds Before the Big Bang. painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

How often do we second guess yesterday? 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas.

Ten Seconds Before the Big Bang – detail … completed 3-9-14.

Ten Seconds Before the Big Bang. painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

It seems hard to imagine imagining, 20 x 16 inches, detail, acrylics-canvas.

After The Rains … completed 3-7-14.

After the Rains, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 14 x 11 inches, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

These are special moments rarely experienced, 14 x 11 inches, acrylics-canvas.

After The Rains – detail … completed 3-7-14.

After the Rains, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 14 x 11 inches, detail,, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

10 million years ago this was a deep sea… 14 x 11 inches, detail,, acrylics-canvas.

After The Rains – detail … completed 3-7-14.

After the Rains, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 14 x 11 inches, detail,, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

300 years people lived here, today they are gone, 14 x 11 inches, detail,, acrylics-canvas.

Moon Seen from Another Moon … completed 3-6-14.

Moon Seen From Another Moon, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail,  acrylics-watercolor paper.  photo by anders tomlinson

It will always be a mystery, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Power Was Restored and the Lights Came Back … completed 3-5-14.

The Power Returned and The Lights Turned on. painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

There were illuminations for four days, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas.

Power Was Restored and the Lights Came Back – detail … completed 3-5-14.

The Power Returned and The Lights Turned on. painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches, detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

There is always the moon and the tides and, 20 x 16 inches, detail, acrylics-canvas.

Collecting Recollections … completed 3-4-14.

Collecting Recollections,, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Without visas or passports we travel, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Collecting Recollections – detail … completed 3-4-14.

Collecting Recollections,, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Since when do elements require papers, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Playing With Russian Toys … 3-3-14 – nearing completion

Playing with Russian Toys,  painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

It wasn’t like old times on the playground, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas.

Playing With Russian Toys – detail … 3-3-14 – nearing completion

Playing with Russian Toys,  painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

This morning we discussed reincarnation, 20 x 16 inches, detail, acrylics-canvas.

Fiction Begetting Nonfiction … completed 3-2-14.

Fiction Begetting Nonfiction, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

Over there is beyond here and where, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Fiction Begetting Nonfiction -detail … completed 3-2-14.

Medicine People fasting while running, painting by Anders Tomlinson, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper. photo by anders tomlinson

They should have questioned the sky, 16 x 20 inches, acrylics-watercolor paper.

Dreaming Without End … 3-1-14 – nearing completion

Dreaming without End,  painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

The scene stretched beyond the horizons, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas.

Dreaming Without End – detail … 3-1-14 – nearing completion

Dreaming without End,  painting by Anders Tomlinson, 20 x 16 inches & detail, acrylics-canvas. Photo by Anders Tomlinson.

The protagonist lacked humility in the end, 20 x 16 inches, detail, acrylics-canvas.

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