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The idea for this painting was born from a trip my wife and I took to the Isle of Sky in the north of Scotland – a very raw and mystical place. While on a hike we came across this formation that looked like a throne. We sat on it for a long while, taking in the timeless landscape and changing skies. Wondering how many eons this formation had seen. In the rock is carved a petroglyph of the Greek characters, Alpha and Omega. Symbolic of the beginning and the end. Or perhaps more hopefully, the transition of one cycle to another. The birds are canaries, which in coalmines have been used as an advance warning of danger. A seer is one who, through supernatural insight, sees what the future holds. A prophet. Putting all of these elements together gave me this vision. What does it all mean? I invite you to share with me your interpretation.

The Seer

22.5 x 20 - Oil on Panel - $6,000