Month 7 roundup

There was some good news in month 7. One of my pieces is slotted to have a page in an art magazine. I’ll share more when it happens. I’m pretty sure if I can keep going long enough, eventually I’ll get some recognition and be able to keep making art. However, I’ll probably have to…

Read More

Life On Mars Confirmed!

Originally posted on Frontier Science Report: April 28, 2014 An organism resembling an arthropod has been conclusively identified in one of the photos taken of the surface of Mars by NASA’s Curiosity rover. NASA and the Smithsonian Institute jointly created a program using something similar to the technology for face recognition software to scan thousands…

Read More

6 month roundup

Money crap: I’m still ahead of my budget money. This is good. I’m almost $1,000 ahead of baseline, which means I could possibly extend my year of art to 14 months. However, tomorrow I have to do the dreaded Laos visa run, which includes two overnight bus trips, and costs overall about $230, which is…

Read More

Faustus, from the early work archive

Early charcoal drawing. Dr. Faustus sold his soul to the devil. Somehow, if one just removes the thin veneer of metaphor, this does seem the Machiavellian key to many people’s success. This was done completely from my imagination, using just thick charcoal and eraser. The orignal is for sale for $700 (if interested follow link…

Read More

Die Antwoord FBB

I know. This one’s a bit out there for me. You will either instantly recognize what this is about or be completely in the dark. If you are in the dark, then I’d like you to take a moment and register what impression you get from this. What feel or quality does it have about…

Read More

3 Ink Drawings

What can I do with just ink? That’s a lot of what these are about. I see this as a kind of challenge, and an excellent exercise for artists however far along they are in their careers. The technique is basically to just use ink and brushes (though one could use other implements), and keep…

Read More

New drawing, Dok Doh

I’m not sure if this entirely works, but it was an experiment and generated more ideas for exploration. Obviously it uses a foreign object [tape] and tests use of negative space, foreground/background, and black in general. The drawing was done in one (long) session, and followed certain significant rules or parameters. I wanted to do…

Read More