I’ve always said a sketchbook is the best weapon in an artists arsenal, this is how I use mine in the planing stage
Or something like that.
Even though now there’s so much content that I can’t keep track of it all and nothing seems special.
painting small was difficult, here to prove ‘em wrong .
4 in x 4 in acrylic on canvas part of the Brooklyn Art Library canvas project that will be featured in a book later this year.
To all the transplants and people who are super naive - as you sip you’re bespoke gin in the brand new distillery just remember that literally thousands of people of people have masturbated in that building.
of these license plate paintings in the works, let me know of any signs you’d like to see!
And I’m still working away on this painting
Someone cue The Good, the Bad and the Ugly whistle.
The last few pages of my Sketch Book Project before shipping it back to the Brooklyn Art Libaray! Here’s some of my favorites thus far.
That all but one of these mini paintings are now apartment buildings that went up in less than a three months. While I was working on this one I started thinking about the old guy that use to bus tables at Griffs. When I go there for lunch in high school, or light rail over between classes in college, even when I grabbed a giant double combo after work on Mississippi, he was always there. I truly hope he’s doing alright.
new ideas in the works.
Update on this new painting I’m working on.
Update on the piece I’m working on for my August exhibition.
Under drawing for my first painting of 2018 - five hours deep mixing Denver from my childhood with the real celebrities.
it’s a challenge to imply movement on such a small picture plane.
In the slim chance I actually get juried into the Cherry Creek Arts Featival I thought I would do a ton of small paintings. Here’s the first batch of 3 in x 3 in lucky rabbits feet. Still need to paint batches of burning matches, ocular prosthetics, and fireworks.
Or in this case, it’s painting the tattoos on the sleeve I would have gotten if I didn’t spend all my disposable income on arting.
Just playing around with some ideas on small 5 in x 7 in canvas panals while I take a couple days off from working on the huge self portrait. Pretty happy with how the glow spray paint works though.
Been working on this painting forever. Oh wait I have. Still need to paint the rest of the tattoos and do a ton of glazes, then to finish it off with body hair. But first I might take time off for the holidays.
Self Portrait as a Famous Artist
I Wanna Tote Guns and Shoot Dice.