These are usually fun because the context of vacation is “usually” more relaxed. How much fun it is to get out by the pool early and spend the morning painting while sipping coffee!
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In the Style of Richie Gunn
I recently gave a talk describing the image-making process using A.I. I jokingly stated that I’d like the A.I. to recognize “my style”. I have been told by many friends that I have an authentic style. This is a vain attempt to flatter myself but I think it would be cool to render any typeContinue reading “In the Style of Richie Gunn”
Wolf by the Ears
I “created” the above images using the Mid Journey AI content generator. It took me 2 minutes to create each image and most of that time was spent waiting on the server to “cook” the ingredients. As with every meatloaf-type endeavor the taste or quality of the thing is directly related to the quality ofContinue reading “Wolf by the Ears”
Restoration vs. Renovation
I was approached by a Conservation Club wrestling with the decision on whether or not to restore or renovate a 1920’s era railway caboose on their property. The issue of “original intent of design” arose and I began researching the history of railway car engineering. This became the pre-design information that would prove beneficial toContinue reading “Restoration vs. Renovation”
If you would like to commission a house portrait for a family member or neighbor please contact me at richievgunn(AT)gmail.com to get the ball rolling. The cost, depending on the size or complexity, will vary but the average price is about $300 for a 24″ x 24″ image painted on 3/4″ plywood, hanging hardware applied,Continue reading “House Portraiture”
Red River Gorge, Kentucky
Ice Cave Environment
Conceptual work for a miniature golf course in the hot and muggy Caribbean.
Miniature Golf Architect
I got a new job! I work for Adventure Golf Services in Traverse City, Michigan – I am a miniature golf course designer. Since half of our work must meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and many courses will go into an existing building And I am an architect for crying outContinue reading “Miniature Golf Architect”
These isometric perspectives were inspired by John McPhee’s book, Annals of the Former World. I did not appreciate geology until I read that book and now I’m hooked! A fascinating world lies beneath our feet, it’s just moving very slowly, and… much of it is buried.