500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #389 – Are You Kidding?

Are You Kidding? Mutterings of the Muses: The hat conceals the true identity of this jester. Is he hiding his halo, or his horns? Maybe this is the duality of all jesters. I realize that I omitted the mouth and this might be what has increased the ambiguity of the jester’s intent. In revisiting this … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #389 – Are You Kidding?

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #388 – From The Same Cloth

From The Same Cloth Mutterings of the Muses: From the sayings: Two sides of every coin & Cut from the same cloth. These twin devils are always in agreement, but they have different levels of intent in their mischief. Here we see them deep in contemplation of some wrong-doing. What do you think they are … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #388 – From The Same Cloth

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #387 – Innocence

Innocence Mutterings of the Muses: In a house with cats and a kid, one tends to see a lot of that "Who Me?!?" look. To capture it, I reached in and found a portrait of my inner child doing his best expression of innocence. When I tried to look at it through parents eyes, I … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #387 – Innocence

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #386 – We Are Much Alike, You & I

We Are Much Alike, You & I Mutterings of the Muses: I started having conversations with the angels & devils in my paintings and I'm not sure I cared for what they had to say. I decided they needed to start talking to each other, instead of me. These two seem to create different back-stories … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #386 – We Are Much Alike, You & I

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #385 – I, Devil

I, Devil Mutterings of the Muses: From my spirits on paper collection, odd and whimsical figures rise from the paper. Listen close as they tell you strange and very tall tales. Believe at you own risk! A nice introduction to the Devils & Angels collection, don’t you think? Every one of these creatures is full … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #385 – I, Devil

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #384 – Angels & Devils – The Twins

Angels & Devils - The Twins Mutterings of the Muses: I'm not sure to what extent two imps conspiring, is more or less frightening, but they are amusing to wonder at. It would make a great sculpture. This series was another exploration of moods using basic colours. The basic forms of angel and devil lent … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #384 – Angels & Devils – The Twins

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #383 – Bliss Further Away From Pain

Bliss Further Away From Pain Mutterings of the Muses: I believe the spirits I see are sent to teach me about myself. Some lessons are simple, some complex, some obvious, and some less so. This one was the later for sure! In my notes on this painting I wrote about an imagined conversation with my … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #383 – Bliss Further Away From Pain

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #382 – Blues Singer

Blues Singer Mutterings of the Muses: In the smoky jazz clubs of my memory, I see ghosts of past singers and the etherial essences created by the desires of those who never sang on stage. Is this guy is enticing you to come on up and sing your heart out? Well, maybe, and maybe not. … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #382 – Blues Singer

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #381 – In For The Hug

In For The Hug Mutterings of the Muses: The mischievous spirits continue to stop in my path and engage my imagination. This one insists on giving me an irresistible hug. I can easily imagine him wandering around and hugging as many preoccupied folks as he can find. Always with his kind and mischievously innocent  grin. … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #381 – In For The Hug

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #380 – Happy Walk

Happy Walk Mutterings of the Muses: What if this guy crossed your path? Even spirits are allowed to take happy walks. This must have been a very good day, or my sub-conscience  was filled with gratitude for a series of similar sculptures I made years earlier. Either way, there could be no other title to … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #380 – Happy Walk