Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Magic Castle

I am very proud and honored to announce that my Halloween Card Castle sculpture will be included in the Halloween displays and festivities at the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA. this Halloween season.

The Magic Castle is a private club for Magicians and magic enthusiasts. The Magic Castle is the home of the world renowned Academy of Magical Arts. The Castle hosts nightly magic performances along with dinner and drinks in a nightclub atmosphere. Only members and their invited guests can attend. There is a strict formal dress code.
The Castle. Most Angelinos will recognize it.
The Magic Castle / Academy of Magical Arts
7001 Franklin Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90028-8600

More on The Magic Castle and Horrifying details on their Halloween events here :
The Magic Castle

Sculpture Details:
3' x 20" x 16"
Paper board, Bicycle brand playing cards, Dragon Back Series
bats in the belfry, Black jewel accents.
The Castle features a moat for candy and goodies.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Golden Iris- Retro

Golden Iris
Watercolor on paper
22" x 16"

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Pink Ranunculus

Pink Ranunculus, 2014
Watercolor on paper
22" x 16"

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Santa Barbara International Orchid Show, 2014

Proud of My FIRST PLACE blue ribbon!
If you are looking to do something interesting and beautiful this weekend in the Southern California area. Head over to the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show. at the Earl Warrens Showgrounds

Check out the exotic Orchid displays and enjoy the beautiful blue skies of Southern California.

Buy Some Orchids, View Beautiful Floral Arrangements, Eat a Hotdog.

See some Art! Yes, There is a Juried Art Exhibition including yours truly!

Find Out More Details here:

Saturday, February 22, 2014

SUN & SHADOW Paphiopedilum

After several years my Paphiopedilum finally decided to re bloom. THANK YOU! So lovely, it deserved a portrait. I thought I'd give it a dramatic flare with the shadows and bright winter light.

Parnell Corder
Paphiopedilum 2014
Watercolor on paper
22" x 16

More info on Paphiopedilums here from The American Orchid Society 

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Magnolia Bloom, Retro Style

Parnell Corder
Magnolia Bloom, 2014
Watercolor on paper
22" x 16"

Friday, January 10, 2014

Images @ The Getty - Open Content Program

An interesting article from my Friend over at ArtPlantae Today. A wonderful resource for Artists, Naturalists & Educators

Click here to read the article:

[Pineapple (Ananas comosus) with Australian cockroaches (Periplaneta australasiae) and German cockroaches (Blatella germanica)
Maria Sybilla Meriaen Over de voortteeling en wonderbaerlyke veranderingen der Surinaemsche insecten] ,Merian, Maria Sibylla, 1647-1717 
Mulder, Joseph, b. 1659 or 60 ,Transfer engraving, hand-colored ,1719 ,From Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium (Insects of Suriname), Dutch edition. - See more at:

Direct link to The Getty Open Content Program