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.
Just gonna leave this right here.
Get Out of Texas Or Die Trying Album Art.
I’ve got a little playlist to motivate me toward my main goal for this year (more on that later), and you can listen to it on a YouTube playlist here (some of the tracks aren’t great quality, but it’s the best I could find). The landscape here is a mishmash of Texas skylines, and I crammed as many state symbols as I could. It’s kind of like Where’s Waldo? in an apocalyptic Texas.
If you can correctly identify everything in this illustration, you win a prize.