Blog | Laura Kranz
Drowning Dog (painting + time-lapse video)

Drowning Dog (painting + time-lapse video)

They usually don’t go swimming. I suppose they won’t go swimming anymore. That, or they’ll always be swimming. I guess I’ll know soon enough. I did all I could. Drawing specs Title: Drowning Dog Dimensions: 20" x 30" Materials: Acrylic paint, charcoal, sumi ink, gel...

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Hollow (surreal acrylic painting)

Hollow (surreal acrylic painting)

When skies ignite and land is rent, When to the cities we are sent, When from the raging earth we run, I’ll stay behind and ask the sun To let you hide and live to say Your time will come another day. When heaven falls and canyons crack, When poison gasses press and...

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Leaking Headache

Leaking Headache

When I close my eyes I can see the ocean floor ropes stretched in a rectangle under the murky grey a broken arm, a red face. There’s a book inside his pillow. That book is the only thing that can save you, but if you touch it they will come with their bloodhounds to...

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Altitude [organic form drawing]

Altitude [organic form drawing]

You aspire to greatness—I won't tell you no Tilt your chin just a little more. That helps you stay above it all Just a little more … But now it's too high And now you're so much less than you want to be You're even farther above it all But so am I and so are all...

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Face Card (surreal oil pastel drawing)

Face Card (surreal oil pastel drawing)

I overturned a face card and still can’t see its face. Perhaps I’m looking too hard; that’s frequently the case. Drawing specs Title: Face Card Dimensions: 8" x 10" Materials: Oil pastels on drawing paper Series: One of my early surreal art pieces, made in 2005. This...

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I Found One (surreal drawing)

I Found One (surreal drawing)

I found one Though tomorrow it will be gone I’ll find parts of you again in many places. Drawing specs Title: I Found One Dimensions: 3.5" x 5.5" Materials: Felt-tipped pen on marbled paper Series: One of my early surreal drawings, made in...

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The Way of the Eagle (pencil drawing)

The Way of the Eagle (pencil drawing)

There are three things that are too amazing for me, four that I do not understand: the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a young woman. —Proverbs 30:18–19 Drawing specs Title: The...

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Air (organic form drawing)

Air (organic form drawing)

Breathe in Everything you dreamed of Breathe out Anything you can't quite visualize Breathe in Everything you wanted Breathe out Anything you can't hold onto forever Breathe in Everything you deserve Breathe out Those things that are too good for you Breathe in...

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Daycatcher (single)

Daycatcher (single)

DAYCATCHER (SINGLE) Released: 5/17/2017 Produced by: Laura Kranz Recording location: Bellingham, WA Lyrics to Daycatcher The hours are made of liquid glass they scratch your skin like brittle grass and bugs get trapped inside them. They may evaporate like gas; though...

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I Know You (organic form drawing)

I Know You (organic form drawing)

I know you I saw you once at the grocery store I know you We went to the same school I know you You were at my church one time I know you We sat next to each other on a plane I know you What's your name? Drawing specs Title: I Know You Dimensions: 3.5" x 5.5"...

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