The phenomenon of little league sports can be pretty humorous at times. Attending many such outings with my younger brothers, there were always two or three (usually my siblings among them), who would find interest in anything other than the game in which they participated. It was easy to spot the casual player compared to…

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This piece was co-illustrated by Cherish Flieder and Benjamin Hummel according to their acclaimed Been Cherished style. The story is simple. There is a dragon named Trouble who would love to come inside the kingdom. So he makes his appeal to the children guarding the gate. The boy thinks he remembers this dragon being here…

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It’s the end of the 1800s and cattle ranching is a good profession into which a young man can invest his life. This isn’t to say that it’s easy living. For months on end, the elements of outdoor nature pound brutally against him as he tries to make sure not a single head of cattle…

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Out on the tip of Long Island is a quaint little town called Montauk. Soft, sandy beaches churn up the Atlantic and the vegetation and humidity is thick. Take the road all the way past the town and to the end of the island and you’ll end up in a parking lot, and at Montauk…

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New Art! This piece of art has been created in the Hummel Heights cartoon style, painted traditionally, and pieced together in collage. Somewhat different from traditional approaches, it has been designed to have a little more of a modern flavor to it, while, of course, maintaining the humor that’s typical of all Hummel Heights cartoon…

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As part of a larger, multi-media presentation, I created this painting to represent the God’s love to the world. If you wish to order this as a card for somebody, click here. If you wish to order the entire box set, click here. Email me if you wish to purchase the painting.

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If you have not received the above art as a personalized calendar card from Benjamin and Cherish and would like one, please make sure you provide us with a mailing address address.    

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Since I will be teaching plein air painting in a few weeks, I realized that I had better get back to the swing of things and start painting on location again. My last paintings have all been studio paintings, where I’ve had the luxury of working from photos, taking my time, and listening to the ball…

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