Household garbage from April 15th.
This is a warmup for what I will embark upon next week:
I’m going to shift my Waste of Time series into high gear and make small oil paintings of the bags of garbage that my household creates, post the images on this blog and auction the paintings on Ebay. Stay tuned…
Tags: Garbage bag, Pen & Ink, Waste of Time
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A garbage can in the playground on 67th & 1st, near Sloan Kettering. I was sitting on a bench as Milo slept in his stroller and Julie was at the hospital visiting our friend Wynne who is dying of cancer. It was a perfect spring day, frolicking nanny-nurtured children everywhere, meanwhile in the surrounding medical buildings, all sorts of disease and despair. Somehow this grim, stinky garbage can, surrounded by pampered, carefree offspring of the Manhattan elite symbolized the same dynamic, but in reverse.
Tags: life drawing, Other Garbage, Pen & Ink, Waste of Time
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These are the train tracks in The Middle of Nowhere. For context, read the book.
Tags: Illustration, The Seems
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I will be embarking on a new concept for this blog pretty soon. There will still be the usual assortment of life drawings, illustration samples, and wierd creatures, but there will also more paintings and a new “business model”. Stay tuned, and in the meantime here’s sneak peak #4:
Also, you can purchase the first Dino Pets book here.
Tags: baseball, Dino Pets, Dinosaurs, Illustration, oil painting, sunset
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