My abstract work has always revolved around the idea of natural processes of metamorphosis and transformation. I was listening to music recently and found myself making these drawings of strange little floating entities. Then I tried to create them in stitch. Continue reading Embroidered wall-hanging, from sketches to finished product.
My current artwork is going boldly where it has never been before. It’s a mashup of crazy pop culture influences from Jim Henson and Dr. Seuss to Star Trek. Not really sure how I got onto this train, but it sure is fun. I’ve always loved sci-fi shows and books about the future, both post-apocalyptic and Utopian (which often overlap) and then there was David … Continue reading Creating New Worlds
Guess what I saw outside my window today? Big fluffy snowflakes. It’s melting now but it was pretty while it lasted. This is the second winter in a row here in Germany where it has hardly snowed at all, which is really sad. Maybe that’s why the big boulder and rock forms I’ve been sketching are starting to turn into chunks of ice. I’m … Continue reading Rocks, Snow, and Ice and New Directions
Ta-da, the last page of my current sketchbook! I’m going to admit it. Until now, I never filled up a whole sketchbook. I always envied those artists who seemingly pour art out onto the pages night and day, filling up one book after another, everything unified, each page complementing all that came before. I would always buy a sketchbook and, intimidated by its pristine pages, tentatively … Continue reading More Sketchbook Pages…
Hi there! Now that I’m thoroughly back in the game, I bring you some new explorations, the first of which is a side project inspired by these little guys. I found the two tin figures, a parachuter and a boy scout, in an antique store in Ohio. The plastic parachute figure was sitting behind a planter in my backyard, left there by the two boys … Continue reading Toy Soldiers