A Vision for 2019

And How My Paths Are Converging This Year! Part 1 - Returning to School Is A Little Scary! As many of you already know, I'm returning to school to get my teaching permit in Art Education and it's been a very long time since I was in university last. Much seems to have changed in … Continue reading A Vision for 2019

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500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #12: Strange Friends #2

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 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #12: Strange Friends #2

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #11: Strange Friends #1

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 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #11: Strange Friends #1

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #10: The Reluctant Handshake

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 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #10: The Reluctant Handshake

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #9: The Air Guitarist

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 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #9: The Air Guitarist

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #7: Garden

Garden:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Around the time I was mildly obsessing over DuBuffet, I was asked to paint a series of flowers... I had found this antique frame that had 5 wood panels in it... I ended up painting on those rough, hand hewn panels... … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #7: Garden

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #5: Self-Portrait in NYC

Self-Portrait in NYC: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Following a strange adventure in New York, I caught a glimpse of myself in a window and I wondered at who I was right then and there. To be honest, this was a terrible and bizarre trip. Terrible for … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #5: Self-Portrait in NYC

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #4: Self-Portrait As An Old Man

Self-Portrait as an old man:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. In the continued spirit of self-torture, I made another self-portrait. I’m struggling to remember if I honestly intended to make this a self-portrait, instead of a study for some sculptures I was planning in Giacometti style. I … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #4: Self-Portrait As An Old Man

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #1: Spanish Beauty

Spanish Beauty:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Back in 1996, while living & teaching in Madrid, I gleefully discovered Picasso all around m but much more than that, I started seeing all the beauty he saw around him. I walked the streets, imagining I was getting inspired … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #1: Spanish Beauty

Odds & Ends – I Surrender…

... to my multitude of interests! Start with taking a look at my ever growing  Pinterest account which has 70 distinct boards with over 12,000 Pins, and I'm sure I could easily sub-categorize them even further into strong interests. I really believe that if I could split myself in 70 I could possibly find time to … Continue reading Odds & Ends – I Surrender…