Give Me A hand: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #31

Give Me  A hand:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. This is the original sketch used to make a painting in my Happiness series. The lone and possibly lost figure is pleading for some help. The giant hand reaching out from the two dimensional plane to grab anyone … Continue reading Give Me A hand: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #31

Foley: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #30

Foley:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. From the corner of my eye, I see this... floating… I enjoy looking for faces in patterns. I love seeing them everywhere. Sometimes, I try to capture what come to mu mind’s eye and this one flowed freely to the paper. … Continue reading Foley: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #30

Basquiat Mask: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #29

Basquiat Mask:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. The possible trip to Mardi Gras was a strong presence in my mind when I did this one. What odd Carnival delights would I see and what could I become, behind my own mask? The red plays a danger and … Continue reading Basquiat Mask: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #29

Lead From The Front!

This past week I was fortunate enough to attend a training conference in Las Vegas with my amazing wife and a bunch of friends we made through our Social Marketing Business. While, I’m not going to elaborate on that business in this article, I invite you to reach out to me if you are interested in … Continue reading Lead From The Front!

Basquiat Hell Here: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #28

Basquiat Hell Here:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. While this is part of the series inspired by Basquiat’s chaotic stylings, I believe I was considering a trip to the Mardi Gras with my brother when this popped up. There has been nothing more enjoyable to me than … Continue reading Basquiat Hell Here: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #28

Look Here Now… Pay Attention, Please.

“Too many of us never realize our greatness because we get sidetracked by secondary activity” - Og Mandino Law #10 - The power of focus Do you think we are talking about what I like to call The “Oh, look a squirrel” Syndrome? Yes, and no. Yes, we are referring to distractions, but not the … Continue reading Look Here Now… Pay Attention, Please.

Basquiat Doorways 11-001: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #27

Basquiat Doorways 11-001: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Here is the final sketch done on the same day as others inspired by the biopic on Basquiat. I admit I feeling of reaching for something more than what is offered here. I felt a doorway to that something … Continue reading Basquiat Doorways 11-001: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #27

Basquiat Demon 11-004: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #26

Basquiat Demon 11-004: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Following a great biopic on Jean-Michel Basquiat, I was inspired to make a series of drawing. I also indulged my ongoing fantasy of going wild on the city and adding meaningful graffiti where I felt it would work best. … Continue reading Basquiat Demon 11-004: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #26

Basquiat Demon: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #25

Basquiat Demon:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. A few years ago I saw a great biopic on Jean-Michel Basquiat. His work has intrigued me greatly. I had only seen it in passing in a few books and in connection to Warhol. It is full of contradictions, rebellious … Continue reading Basquiat Demon: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #25

Above the crowd: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #24

Above the crowd:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Atmospheric... figures with impossible forms... extensions of the Happiness forms… Well, this is my first thought on it. With some afterthought, I find it is a drawback to a bunch of sketches done as studies for some post-emergence sculptures. … Continue reading Above the crowd: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #24