Best Laid Plans-29B Extent of Existing
Best Laid Plans-29B Extent of Existing can be printed at up to 104×44, or 208×88. HUGE! Companion/alternate version 29A can be seen here. The Best Laid Plans show opens November 13 at Studio Cufflink, and runs through January 13th! Come out and see just how more much more detail you can see at full size!
Tower of Squidgy
Today’s artwork, standing tall above all short art, is Tower of Squidgy. Laugh if you must, but how tall is the art you made today?
Based, exceedingly loosely, on a photo of John Glenn entering the Friendship 7 capsule.
Squidgy Mr Universe #1 and #2
Haunted by the eyes of the prisoner, I started working, reworking and modifying this picture until I got to place that made me happy. Amelia
Squidgy Avenue B Mutate
Waaaay off the beaten path for me. Based on a photo from the George Eastman House Collection. It was a tremendous amount of fun changing
Experimenting this weekend – monkey about, trying new things, trying to just do an not to edit or think too much. Based on a photo
Modified Last Grain Race
Based on a photo titled, The Last Grain Race, from the National Archives. The original was very tall and narrow—I decided that wasn’t working for
Modified Drinky Winky Triptych
That’s a very powerful set of four words together. I defy you to find a piece of art named more dramatically, more awesomely, more amazeballs
Two Views of Bill
Two modified portraits of my friend Bill Pohl (guitarist extraordinaire in Thinking Plague). I’m genuinely stumped by which one of these I like better. So
Modified Larry #2 alt 1
A portrait (if you will) of my friend Larry Robertson. Heavily modified, and I’m digging what’s going on with this.
Was there ever a better name for a ship than the H.M.S. Melampus? Based on a photo from National Library of Ireland
Modified Barrage Balloon #3
Drifting back to heavily abstracted. The sliced, diced, spindled, mutilated and definitely I did not use a #2 pencil. Based on a a photo from
Modified Flower #1
Still on the fence a little bit about this one, but I’ll be curious to see what everyone else thinks about this. Or says. Or
Modified Crazy Storm 1.5
More from the crazy storm two years ago – though with a much soft palette and touch. The original photoset can be found here my
Modified Skate 1.1.1
From a set of photos I did a year or two back at The Pier Skatepark. Sliced, diced and blended – I’m digging it.
Modified Mill #1
I have to admit, I had my doubts about this one. I wasn’t sure that the source material (from the Library of Congress) was going
Modified Clouds #3
This one is based off of a photo I took during a really ugly storm in 2011, shooting almost straight up.
Modified Amelia 1.3
A shot of my daughter making a face as she gets a haircut. She may hate me in the future for this, but for now
Modified Smokestacks #3
Based on photo from the LOC. I’m still deciding how much I really like the shading, but for now I think it’s cool, so it
For Gerhard Richter
Oddly, I only became aware of Gerhard Richter last year (As well as Clyfford Still). This one is in honor of Gerhard, whose work is
Modified Sylvia #1
This is Modified Sylvia #1. Sylvia Blain graciously let me modify her photo. I’m going to be modifying friend’s profile pictures over the coming year,