Monthly Archives: February 2012
For Robert Hardgrave. Robert said: “How about something esoteric, like the black plague in the form of a portrait?” For some reason when I thought of the plague, I thought of Goya. So I guess this is Goya AS the … Continue reading
For Vicki Shewbridge. Vicki’s request was, “how about a Ferris wheel? Is it possible to add something to the picture to symbolize a mom and daughter? It doesn’t have to be a person, maybe birds, two clouds.” So I put … Continue reading
For Michael Noland. Michael requested a monster head. I did this one with a ballpoint pen and added two lines from a Coleridge sonnet. Click on the image to see it larger.
Another one for Allison De Marco. For this one, Allison requested a community vegetable garden with some multicultural kids working it, with this quote: “Many things grow in the garden that were never sown there.” ~Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732
For Ehren Tool. Ceramicist/potter/sculptor and marine Ehren Tool requested a cup with images of war on it. He makes thousands of cups with images of war on them. My drawing is based on a Matthew Brady photo taken at Gettysburg, … Continue reading
For John Casey. A strange head.
Another one for Jake Watling. Sitting Bull (sort of). It started out looking like Sitting Bull, but it just got weirder as I went.
For Jake Watling, a Head of John the Baptist. Salome wanted it chopped off, as you may recall.
For Stacy Barr. Stacy requested a lotus flower with roots. I did this lotus flower (stages), with roots (cross section). And this quote from Yukio Mishima: “The lotus flower can become the foundation for an entire theory of the universe … Continue reading
For Terry Shaw. Terry requested Albert Einstein in nature with his quote: “Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.”