Tag Archives: Edward Gorey

Recent work: This leads to that

One thing always leads to another. That’s how it works for me. Take this drawing. It’s in crayon on drawing paper. OK, not grade school crayon but still crayon. I had been using litho crayons and that led me to … Continue reading

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Recent Work: Chat Martian

This is a charcoal drawing, heightened with white on a prepared surface. Those who spent time studying art history and, in particular, the drawings done in the 15th and 16th century will know what I am talking about with this … Continue reading

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Things I forgot: Premonitions #34

The trouble with turning out a lot of work is that you forget stuff. I just discovered that I forgot a whole sketch book full of work that I did not more than two or three years ago. This book … Continue reading

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Recent Work: Another Occult Screamer

This is the latest and 21st entry in a sketchbook, started in June 2011.  Virtually every drawing is an addition to what of my friends calls my “tooth-and-claw fetish.” I love drawing these little beasts but I have no idea why … Continue reading

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Witch Dance

  I once worked for a person who suspected that I am a witch. I had a number of spooky mythic beast drawings up where I worked and he was one of those fundamentalists for whom everything was either black … Continue reading

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A digital bird

Digital image created in Corel Painter I really like to draw weird-looking, imaginary birds.  They always end up a little goofy looking with a dumbfounded look innocence about them.  I think I must have drawn them as far back as … Continue reading

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Black and white #1

Drawn using Corel Painter I have this idea for a series that are, in my mind anyway, reminiscent of Edward Gorey’s style, if not his content.  I could never in a million years come close to his content with its mix of … Continue reading

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