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Newer things first. Click on the photo below for recent oil paintings...

At work on "The Edge of the World"

Here are some still life type paintings, if you'd rather...

Postcard link

And some older pictures for you to browse amidst: The Art School Days.



Greed (and some Monkey Pool?)


People on BART

...and now a slightly newer version of reality: a tragic tale that spans the years frommisbegotten youth over hard lessons learned and running streams of blood and bile to anchor in the end on the further, but no less mysterious, shore. An embarassingly frank and shady stroll through the infantile corridors of my mind and soul at the time, down the stairs of dispair, disillusion, sorrow and pain, to rest awhile beside the vast dark pool of uncried tears. And from there the journey continues away, through the shards of broken dreams and puddles of uncertainty to here and now...

Selections from "Myoptic Visions, or My First Midlife Crisis."

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Well, that's enough of that for now. If you'd like to see a painting of a knight in the forest, please do.

And here I am with lots of fingers, very small.

Of course all these drawings, paintings et alius are copyright Thomas Payne 1990-2004.

And if you've found this page somewhere somehow, let me know what you think. If you'd like to...