500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #84: Hollow Men 88 – One

Hollow Men 88 - One: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. I had a need to try these out on different surfaces. Before moving to paint, I had a bunch of yellow cardboards. So I used it. The lighting available when I took the photo was low and … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #84: Hollow Men 88 – One

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #83: Hollow Men – Study of Three

Hollow Men - Study of Three: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. My Art Education professor gave us an open challenge for extra marks: Those who showed the most exploration of materials in each weekly challenge would get the bonus marks. The catch was we needed to explain … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #83: Hollow Men – Study of Three

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #82: Hollow Men 88 – Three Walkers

Hollow Men 88 - Three Walkers: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. How many angel’s fit on the head of a pin? This is the question rattling around my brain at this time, according to my notes. I was wanting to see how many figures I could put … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #82: Hollow Men 88 – Three Walkers

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #81: Hollow Men 88 – These Walkers

Hollow Men 88 - These Walkers: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Boredom and personal discord often spur people to creative pursuits. In my case it fluctuated between a need to re-arrange my rooms and exploring different materials to express my art. In this one, I found some … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #81: Hollow Men 88 – These Walkers

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #80: Hollow Men 88 – Two

Hollow Men 88 - Two: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. In my early university years I had no strong conviction about what career path to take. I loved art, but didn’t see the path to financial security from it. Despite the encouragement from friends that I could … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #80: Hollow Men 88 – Two

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #79: The Hollow Men 88 – Walk in the Park#1

The Hollow Men 88 - Walk in the Park#1: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Done at a time when I was working my summer job, downtown at night… I took long walks on Mount Royal & Old Montreal… just watching people. I was also do a lot … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #79: The Hollow Men 88 – Walk in the Park#1

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #77: Dubuffet’s Last Supper

Dubuffet’s Last Supper: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. While living in Madrid, Spain, I discovered Jean DuBuffet's sculptures and paintings... I loved the method of decomposition he used and I applied it to many drawings and paintings... this one started shortly after a visit to the Florence, … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #77: Dubuffet’s Last Supper

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #76: Lovers

Lovers: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. The Reina Sofia museum in Madrid was a remarkably stimulating place to visit... I spent hours in there just looking and wondering at the works... I read all I could about the evolution of cubism, from what influenced it where it … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #76: Lovers

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #75: Gang of Five

Gang of Five: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. After my daughter was born, I started reviewing and updating some old drawings... the goal was to create some fun characters to turn into stories for her, with illustrations... these were just a few that made it to canvas: … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #75: Gang of Five

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #74: Hollow Men – The Crowd

Hollow Men - The Crowd: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Like some of the other Hollow Men paintings, this one is filled with joy and colours... Unlike the others, this one was done with a different motivation. It stemmed from a comment my father made regarding the … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #74: Hollow Men – The Crowd