Lovers – The Chase: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #18

Lovers - The Chase:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. I made many such drawings of lovers... together, apart, and everything in between... These are purely gestural. I saw the movement in my mind and tried to put that on paper. I was using them as decorative elements … Continue reading Lovers – The Chase: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #18

Loneliness: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #17

Loneliness: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. I'm really not sure what bizarre combination of images I found to draw this ... I have a feeling I can't shake that I've seen this image before, possibly that it’s a copy of another artists work, I just can’t recall … Continue reading Loneliness: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #17

Paramecium and Friend: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #16

Paramecium and Friend: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. The title says it all! Don't you think? I was feeling particularly silly and rebellious. Tired of getting bland feedback for my work. The worst comment that got me at that time was: “hmmm... interesting.” What could anyone say … Continue reading Paramecium and Friend: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #16

George! Martha!: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #15

George! Martha! The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. A complete abstraction of a silly thought... I hear a Mel Blanc voice calling out George!!! and one calling back Martha!!! I was watching lots of Bugs Bunny cartoons with my daughter at this time and it filled my head … Continue reading George! Martha!: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #15

A Study of Self as a Bugs Bunny Villain: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #14

A Study of Self as a Bugs Bunny Villain:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Remember the episode, I believe called Hocus Pocus... the Merlin character was a little like this…there’s also similar characters blended into this image: from Wanda the Witch to some we see in ten … Continue reading A Study of Self as a Bugs Bunny Villain: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #14

Self-Portrait As A Hitman: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #13

Self-Portrait as a hitman:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. It was mid-summer and I had a need to look cool… well this is what I told myself following finding an old box of photos and how ridiculous I looked with all my wacky shades and Hawaiian shirts. … Continue reading Self-Portrait As A Hitman: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #13

Strange Friends #2: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #12

Strange Friends #2:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Similar to Strange Friends #1, where I was rediscovering Jean-Michel Basquiat and finding the  very strange sources for his paintings. I allowed myself to let go and let the ton of images in my head blend together. I had … Continue reading Strange Friends #2: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #12

Strange Friends #1:A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #11

Strange Friends #1:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. At a period where I was rediscovering Jean-Michel Basquiat and finding remarkable similarities to some very strange sources for his paintings. I allowed myself to let go and let the ton of images in my head blend together. I … Continue reading Strange Friends #1:A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #11

The Reluctant Handshake: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #10

The Reluctant Handshake:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. If you pay attention to the expression on his face, you can see sadness and a little anger. he is extending his hand for help, but is frustrated by feeling unworthy of it. The fish is at his back, … Continue reading The Reluctant Handshake: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #10

The Air Guitarist: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #9

The Air Guitarist: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. I was a little stuck creatively at this point and borrowed images from older drawings, then started to play by combining seemingly unrelated components together. I’d like to tell you the fish has a great significance to the guitarist, … Continue reading The Air Guitarist: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #9