Or a #2 pencil drawing and a copy machine.
starting working on a study for a new painting.
When work is slow draw a sad prospector guy on neon paper.
For and exquisite corpse project with the Brooklyn Art Library.
Where you draw a little kid launching a hellfire missile from a reaper drone.
Blatant drug art always seemed pretty lame to me, so I’ve gone through several iterations of these preliminary drawings in my sketchbook before landed on these two. It’s definitely been an internal struggle of whether I should even make these. I went through the same thing when I was working on the AR-15 painting but it ended up turning out pretty powerful.
48” didn’t seem tall enough so I jumped up
Of no one really caring about your work is it free’s you up to create stuff that will probably piss people off!
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.
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.
new ideas in the works.
Under drawing for my first painting of 2018 - five hours deep mixing Denver from my childhood with the real celebrities.
I’ve spent more time on researching historic photos, and pouring over microfilm, than I have and actually painting. Juxtaposing Denver from my childhood with contemporary or historic images is eating up a ton of time. Hopefully the 43 percent of Colorado natives will appreciate the time and effort I’m putting into my 2018 exhibition. Here’s a few preliminary sketches but stay tuned for more weirdness and lost places of Colorado history.
Need to straighten out the angle of the door but here’s the general layout of an old Rocky Mountain News paperbox I’m working on for my 2018 show with Core New Art Space.
Pretty much every painting I do these days starts out as a quick thumbnail. Here’s one for my 2018 exhibition. The Rocky Mountain News was the morning paper here in Denver and was always the better of the two. Shout out to the Denver Native life.
Greco-roman sculpture through selective deconstruction or ish that would look bad ass in super large scale.
Started this Buffalo Bill test piece or as my great-grandfather would of called him, Bill Cody. Apparently whenever he was in Colorado he would come by the family ranch and they'd go "paint the town." Usually I'd chalk this up to family legend, but then again - I've seen letters with his signature.
Quick studies of my Bull Terrier Lola. I need to get back into the studio and start painting.