While in Kolkata years ago I had a dream of Kali after visiting the Kalighat Kali Temple, one of the few temples that really affected me upon spending an day doing pujas and speaking with the temple priests. In the dream Mahkali came to me and gave me a golden turtleneck sweater that would… Read More Kali’s Golden Turtleneck Dream
The Dreamer’s Cage is the name of a particular topic I have taken on in my recent painting and drawing activity. I have included a few of these works below, in August I decided to do a name search on the word “dreamer’s cage” and interestingly enough only one relevant link came up to a… Read More Are your dreams a gilded cage?
This is a time lapse video of me working on my most recent work, Lilith & Naga. It is a combination of oil on birch panel and charcoal with the lines are created by using an industrial grinder as a drawing tool. Your comments appreciated.
On my first trip to South East Asia, I spent most of my time recording my trip by taking photographs, however on my second trip I decided that I would create miniature watercolor daily impressions. The result was a book of one hundred miniature paintings on paper, here are three of my favorites.
PAINTING FROM THE MONITOR – 2002/2008 Since sometime in 1980 when I bought my first Sony Video8 camera, I began using the camera as the eye that saw the painting, all my painting decisions where based on what the monitor showed me. I was at once the spectator and the painter working the surface; ” paint until it’s perfect for the… Read More “Painting For The Video Screen”
de·scent dəˈsent/ noun noun: descent; plural noun: descents 1. an action of moving downward, dropping, or falling, transcendance. “the plane had gone into a steep descent” synonyms: dive, drop, a downward slope, especially a path or track. “a steep, badly eroded descent into the undeworld” synonyms: slope, incline, dip, drop, gradient, declivity, slant “a steep… Read More “Journey to the Underworld”