Cave of the Dragon Tongued Tendrils - bart castle

Cave of the Dragon-tongued Tendrils

Professor Sayers’ boots squished on the dark, soft earth as he continued down the slight incline towards the edge of the thick forest. Scrambling over the rocks that scattered the base of the ancient volcano had been more difficult than the 55 year old biologist would like to admit. His lungs were burning and his …

Not Valid Unless Signed - Original Fantasy & Whimsical Art by Bart Castle

Not Valid Unless Signed

Ah the American economy – just when it seemed that all the great frontiers of North America were behind us, we now face our greatest challenge – ourselves and this beast of a country gone wild. Citizens of the US peer out across a financial wasteland. The desolate whitewashed skulls our forefather’s looking back at …

The Bear & The Bunny - Original Fantasy & Whimsical Art by Bart Castle

The Bear & The Bunny

Acrylic on Canvas – 2 separate 11×14 pieces, digitally joined I painted these pieces as a birthday present for my lovely wife. Thanks for all the help dealing with thorns over the years…     Bear had spent a large part of the morning trying to reach a stash of his very favorite sweet berries. …

thread spirals - bart castle

Thread Spirals

Delicate threads of nerves create feelings Feelings are experienced Experiences become twisted into memories Memories become entwined with emotions Time weaves the pieces into a lifetime The fabric of our worlds become braided Often, not so neatly Some just beginning A few at the crescendo While others are simply ending Ultimately time wears and unravels …

Specimen 1a - Ink on Watercolor - Original Fantasy Art by Bart Castle

Specimen 1A

Strange taxonomy with this one. Down in the dark under the head lamp’s light it appeared to be a simple invertebrate, but once I placed it into the sample jar it began to grow and swell before my eyes. In moments it had expanded to fill the entire container. Intrigued, I tucked it away in …