Tag Archives: pastel

Fooling Around

Fooling around is good. Lately, I have been fooling around with crayons. After all, it is claimed by none other than Mr. Picasso that the more childlike you are, the better the work. Full disclosure is that the crayons are … Continue reading

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Bare naked ladies and gents

Rendering of the human form, especially in the nude, seems to be a big issue for some of us and for those wrapped up in political correctness in particular. In looking back at my work over the past four or … Continue reading

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Do it again. And again.

Making pictures isn’t always a one shot thing, not with me anyway. There are compositions that I do again and again, playing around with different elements, moving them around, adding one or two, taking away one or two, simplifying or … Continue reading

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Mike Kelly’s Dancers

How does one artist’s work influence another? Here is an example: a friend and I went to the Mike Kelly show at PS1. It’s a huge show. He died (unexpectedly by suicide) last year and as a result, the show … Continue reading

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A cat I know

I have a cat. His name is “Charlie.” He is sick and not eating. Cats need to eat regularly or they get very sick and die. Up until a few days ago, eating was not an issue. He ate plenty, … Continue reading

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