Down the Dark Path Books, Paintings, and delicious darkness from J Edward Neill

New Painting – Escape

May 21, 2017 | Art! | Permalink

Finally, after two weeks without rain, a storm washed over my little suburban house. My garden needed it. My trees were happy. But more than anything, my creativity blossomed. And I painted a story about a lost city, a dark cave, and a cold, cold sky… Escape prints are available here.  The original is 16″ x […]

New Huge Painting – Grave Towers

May 13, 2017 | Art! | Permalink

I’m wandering in a strange artistic realm. Somewhere between this and this. On a rainy Saturday, with a glass of scotch in hand and Chris Isaak roaring in the background, I decided to consume my largest remaining canvas. …and paint green clouds, dark terrain, and tall, hollow tombs. Introducing the Grave Towers: Grave Towers prints are […]

Fresh New Darkness – The Abyss

November 20, 2015 | Art!, wormholes | Permalink

Just thought I’d share a quick, dark little canvas I just painted. Ever since I finished the massive ‘Falling In,’ I’ve been addicted to splashing black trees against swirling colors. The Abyss might be my favorite thus far:     I finished ‘The Abyss’ in just three nights. That’s pretty fast for me. For my […]

The Study of Darkness

July 21, 2015 | Art!, Down the Dark Path, Tyrants of the Dead | Permalink

A few weeks ago, I received an encouraging reception for my latest painting, ‘The Emperor’s Vision.‘ Which made me want to share how this dark canvas came to life. When I started working on this one at summer’s beginning, I knew I wanted to paint another companion piece to my fantasy series, Down the Dark Path. I wanted something stark, something […]