Holler Out, 2014. Ink and digital color, 12.5x12.5”
I am happy to announce Thunder and Rain has just launched a kickstarter for their debut album, Holler Out. This is the cover art I illustrated for the album. T&R is a great local bluegrass band, check out the Kickstarter here and their website here.
Where, What, Where, 2014. Acrylic on MDF, 8”x20”
I made my own version of Paul Gaugin’s Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? And this is what happened. If it isn’t obvious, I took inspiration from my new surroundings for the landscape as well as some of the figures.
Ew, there’s Visser in my Gaugin!
Threshold, 2014. Ink and digital color, 8x10”.
I actually had a phase a few years ago where the only thing I painted was interiors, so with this assignment I was fighting a bit to keep from repeating myself. The result here is kind of a creepy vintage illustration.
A thing for QDC.
The Portraitist, 2014. Ink and digital color, 8x10”.
Remember when I did that request thing a while ago? Here’s a piece I made inspired by the two suggestions above. It’s available as a print on my society6 shop.
Elephants really do paint representationally. Look it up. It’s my favorite thing about elephants, as you may recall.
Anhedonia, 2014. Acrylic and collage on MDF, 11” x 6”.
Anhedonia, (study), 2014. Ink on paper, 3” x 6”.
Anhedonia […] is defined as the inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable, e.g. exercise, hobbies, music, sexual activities or social interactions […] Anhedonia can be a characteristic of mental disorders including mood disorders, schizoaffective disorder, schizoid personality disorder and schizophrenia. For example, people affected with schizophrenia often describe themselves as feeling emotionally empty.
I don’t post preliminary work much, but I’m including my scribbly sketch here because drawings tend to have more immediacy than finished paintings, and I think that often holds some psychological revelation.