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Watch It Melt (acrylic painting)

Watch It Melt (acrylic painting)

Paint manipulates me, maybe. I flipped open the tube of hot pink, such a benign color. Then a tube of brown. Suddenly I’ve made blood again. I didn’t mean to. And I’m throwing it at the old canvas and I find a face and I watch it melt. Check out my...
The Jungle (abstract scratchboard)

The Jungle (abstract scratchboard)

There’s a lot to absorb about what is. There’s a lot to wonder about what’s next. Self-propelled systems iterate and reiterate; Renegade life careening somewhere. Systems are reborn as new systems. Every hour: change. These systems tangle up into...
Fluid art: what it is and how it works

Fluid art: what it is and how it works

What is fluid art? Fluid art is a nontraditional painting technique. Instead of applying paints to a prepared canvas using paintbrushes, you modify the paints to influence their texture and density. Artists then pour the paints onto a prepared surface using a variety...
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,...
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...
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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