Wednesday, March 13, 2019


"I see everything through a spiritual lens."

-Katy Perry


Friday, March 8, 2019

"Johnny B. Goode" by Marty McFly


Simple Twist of Fate
oil on canvas
28" x 56"

If you're an art lover, this is a great painting for an entomologist.  If you're an entomologist, this is a great painting for a dendrologist.  If you're a dendrologist, you should "make like a tree and get out of here!"  If you're a dendrologist and didn't get that joke, you should watch Back to the Future for a second time.  If you never watched Back to the Future a first time, you need to find a flux capacitor and revisit the time in your life when it all went wrong.  

You can see a bunch of bugs stuck in the tree painting above at the Brown County Art Guild.  

"Roads?  Where we're going we don't need roads."  
-Emmet Lathrop Brown, Ph.D.



Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Distracted Drawing


Bus Driver
graphite
8" x 8"

The Brown County Art Guild will be featuring a special exhibit of portraits and figures this month and next.  The little sketch above is one of three people pictures I chose to contribute.  

Ever been a large man in the front seat of a school bus?  It's uncomfortable.  On field trips with my students, I typically doodle until motion sickness becomes a more powerful distraction from tiny seat cramps than the drawings I create in my lap while bouncing around like an extra-large egg in a medium egg carton.  

Sit down!  Shut up!  I'll turn this thing around!

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

This is my pre-blog-post-title.


Moab
oil on canvas
12" x 12"

Speaking of rock walls, have you seen Free Solo yet?  Holy moly.

I'll be playing at the Bluebird tonight with Matixando, just in case you're near Bloomington and don't like working on Wednesdays.

Monday, March 4, 2019

If you book them, they will come...


Carmel
oil on canvas
12" x 12"

Here's another painting you can find at the Brown County Art Guild in Nashville, Indiana.  Carmel-by-the-Sea is a trip...maybe the only place where you can see someone "bump park" a Ferrari between a Prius and a Microbus to buy a walking taco from a shirtless man on a bicycle.  

In other news, I'm putting on a rock concert.  Last night, a weird, naked Indian took me to Jim Morrison...we're getting all of the details ironed out.  Stay tuned.