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Papa Martini

Papa Martini 2019

Papa Martini© brand was born on 1/1/2019.

After several years of my daughter using Gin Martini, I decided to form this new brand to show and sell my art.

Take the time now to bookmark this page, share it, and buy my art while it is still very affordable.

Thank you for stopping by.

I create for you.

With Love.

Original Art for sale

Make me an offer on these available pieces.
Mindful Serenity-Acrylics on 16 x 20 inch canvas-$100
Up in the tree. Acrylics on 16x20 inch canvas. $100
Faces-11x15-Acrlics on Watercolor paper. $100
Rainbow mane-Watercolors on 11x15 inch paper. $50
Rain work - Acrylics on 24 x 36 inch canvas - $250
Corporate Growth-Acrylics on 24x48 inch canvas - $500
Dark Rain-Acrylics on 16x20 inch canvas-$100
Wild - Acrylics on 11x15 inch watercolor paper - $50
The Sea-Acrylics on 10 inch square canvas - $50
Branches-Acrylics on 10x10 canvas-$50 - Original.
Warrior-acrylics on 10 inch square canvas-$50
Amaryllis. 2019. Acrylics on 16x20 inch canvas. $50.
Love. 2019. Drawing. Markers on 5.5x8.5 inch paper. $25.00
Blue Tuesday. 2019. Acrylics on 10 inch square. $25.00
Portal. 2019. Watercolors on 11x15 inch paper. $50.00
American Celebration

Dear Papa Martini

Let's keep in touch.

Latest Artist's Bio

What I think about me
About me: I am a 38 years married, father, minister, Vietnam Era US Army Veteran, a York-a-rican Texan, triple bypass survivor, conservative, Christian. I celebrated my 66th birthday in December. Izzy, my wife, and I have two grown children and one child waiting for us in Heaven. Yes, that is another story about which to write at some future date. I draw, doodle, sketch, and paint. I remember that in 7th grade, I took a mechanical drawing class. I remember drawing the basic shapes with and without templates. It fascinated me.

My current painting life began at Houston Community College in Spring 2007. My job with Shell Oil had been outsourced. I knew that I needed to get more credits towards a Bachelor’s degree so I enrolled for classes. I wanted to do something other than the business courses so I signed up for Painting 101. Michael Golden, my art teacher, was so supportive. He had a way of finding the good in any piece, person, and situation. This allowed me the freedom to express myself on canvas and learn techniques. This leads up to and through the October 2008 bypass surgery. August 2009, I signed up for Painting 2 at HCC with Laura Lark. We had some moderate to severe differences of art opinion, but I learned more about techniques and criticism than I expected. And so I painted. May 2010. My 3 foot by 4 foot painting, Diversity, was selected to hang in Houston’s City Hall Annex. Currently, my art seems to me to be mostly abstract. My art is for sale as I make my way through my sixties with the probability of never being employed again. You can find me on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/papamartiniart) and Twitter (@papa_martini) and Instagram ( @papa_martini). Thank you. I enjoy meeting my collectors.

Make every moment count.

Peace and Blessings!

Saturday - 1/5/2019

Art as Income

I decided to pursue art as an income source. I know it is possible. I have earned some income.

Now I am considering my creations as an income source of major proportions.

Thanks to so many of you that are supporting me.

Sales and Marketing are key to any business.

You can locate more of my art with prints available at https://www.zazzle.com/prdad007 and

https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/1-steve-martinez.html .

Follow me on facebook at www.facebook.com/papamartiniart.

I have a few products on artscow. More about those later.

I always respond personally as quickly as I can. So feel free to correspond.

Be Blessed!

Oh, donations of support accepted at www.paypal.me/steveandizzy.

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The Nest. #acrylicpainting on 16x20 inch #canvas @ 77027 https://www.instagram.com/p/CG8vosdHYrh/?igshid=wcpg6gkqp6q3
$132 to go. Can we finish this mission tonight? http://paypal.me/codeofvets https://t.co/DoHEVeMd3T
MISSION #SanAntonio #TX

Army/Army NG Monica has one minor in the home. Behind on utilities, phone and household basics. Delays in VA claim, appointments, work/no work have all contributed to unstable finances. $985

@codeofvets Please follow Code of Vets, a non-profit run by vets, for vets, to help individual veterans in extreme need with direct cash payments w/out red tape. And please retweet their tweets. Save a vet today!
621033 days ago
Summer's Hazy days. A Papa Martini original acrylic painting on 16 x 20 inch canvas. Available.
13 days ago
@PulteDaily Celebrating everyday with hope for the next one.
3 days ago
Ghost rider appearing. #acrylicpainting on 16x20 inch canvas. #available #ghost #flames #abstractart @ 77027 https://www.instagram.com/p/CG73uwEn6sd/?igshid=sp8rer7zaapu
13 days ago
Inside temperature. I don’t like this. @ 77027 https://www.instagram.com/p/CG7jk_iHCsA/?igshid=gudsk8806n9z
3 days ago
🇺🇸 Maybe it's me, but it seems Democrats are the ones ramping up the Covid numbers to deter people from going in person to vote. Just wear a mask and keep distance but please GO VOTE!
15403 days ago
Hazy summer day. #acrylicpainting on 16 x 20 inch canvas. #available @ 77027 https://www.instagram.com/p/CG6a4YYHawa/?igshid=1as44q19ksan
3 days ago
Code of Vets is being attacked on multiple levels. Why? Because we are effective. 2% operating costs. Veterans I need you.
118326433 days ago
@codeofvets No clue
3 days ago
As thoughts cross my mind, I pick one to draw. So much to do! #art #artoftheday #drawing #illustration #biking #bicycle from memory @ 77027 https://www.instagram.com/p/CG58iOKH96R/?igshid=1120sq2h279ci
3 days ago
Abstract in red. 16x20. #acrylicpainting @ 77027 https://www.instagram.com/p/CG5QStXnJ88/?igshid=9k4479f3gcvi
4 days ago
Is Biden family a crime syndicate?
Asking for a friend.
@EatlovePray11 @WeCuff President @realDonaldTrump keeps asking, “Where’s Hunter?” #WeThePeople, deserve to know that along with where’s Hunter’s money and who is complicit? More importantly, the voters demand to know if the candidate for the American presidency, @JoeBiden, was involved in any of this!
4 days ago
Tuesday night doodles. See more : http://www.ko-fi.com/papamartini
4 days ago
Oil and gas are the life blood of Texas. Voting RED will insure continued circulation, exploration, and discovery. Keep American Energy Independent. Texas for T R U M P.
4 days ago
If the first amendment does not apply within this platform, perhaps this platform needs to be shut down.
214 days ago
If you enjoy what I do, please support me on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/papamartini I ask you to visit, smile, and support me. Thanks.
4 days ago

Marine Veteran McFarland is feeding the homeless veterans from River Bottom in Victorville, CA. Let’s help him feed our brothers and sisters in arms.

This is a sacred mission.

1351124 days ago

Army Vet Stephen got a little behind on his car payment for a variety of unexpected expenses. Let’s assist. $500

1221194 days ago
MISSION #Katy #Texas

Navy Vet Cory is married has one child at home. Behind. Bad weather, flash flooding, cost for supplies. Just as he thought all was complete yesterday another go around of significant weather. Leaky roof downed limbs, flooding. $1050

1061004 days ago
MISSION #Phoenix #AZ

Army Vet Steven, wife and 2 minors had been staying ahead of bills until end of July when LWA was to go into effect.  AZ has not sent it out and $123 a week is not enough to stay ahead of utilities, phone, water/sewer. $1000

1431224 days ago
One veteran at a time. #codeofvets

Army Vet Quentilla is married and has 3 minors in the home. On/Off school with 3 minors has made it difficult to manage finances. Needs assistance with utilities, phone and basic household items. $985

661994 days ago
Boost your immune system:

5000 IU of Vitamin D3 with 100 MCG of Vitamin K2
400 MG of Magnesium
1000 MG of Vitamin C
50 MG of Zinc

Every day! Let's stay healthy during the flu season!

Talk to your doctor first to make sure.
7471183434 days ago

Accepted to Hardy & NanCe

February Mash Up show

This is Mashed Memory.

It happened over the course of several weeks. There was a show coming up at the Hardy & Nance studios that I wanted to participate in, but I did not have anything ready to submit. What does Mash Up mean to you? After attending the Tiny Art show at the Texas Art Asylum, and visiting with a fellow artist, I was convinced to submit something to the Mash Up. I worked on this piece everyday until it looked like this. Oh, wait. I may have added a small thing or two since these pictures were taken. Come to the show February 16th to see it live.

January 2019

10x10 Show at Hardy and Nance in Houston
Branches - $100

This 10x10 is created with Acrylics. Branches reaching out as a storm seems to be passing through. The Branches are not phased, not moved by the storm. But majestically hold there position and reach up in gratefulness.
The Sea - $100

This 10x10 is created with acrylics also. An abstract expression of The Sea as it rages somewhere in my imagination. There you go. This is glimpse into the soul of this artist. Although seemingly calm in color, the movement in the strokes exposes the complexities within.
Warrior - $100

This acrylics on 10x10 canvas can seem to express differing scenes. My main object here is The Warrior. Throughout the history of Mankind, the warrior has been the King's champion and major foe. This champion seems to be alone, fighting off his/her personal demons.
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