“In times of human struggle, the world needs art. Crises such as this are too complex, too nuanced to put into words, but art is a higher form of language. When we don’t know what to feel, art can illustrate emotion … [As an artist] You do have a sword to wield. Can you push through anxiety and find the space to be creative? Can you find your voice and whisper to us, a joke, an idea, or a memory of some better time? I implore you to try … as an artist community our voices echo more loudly than one could ever do alone.”
Los Angeles suddenly feels creepy and more dangerous than usual. One of my colleagues came back from his first visit to a Gun store. His face wasn’t white as a sheet, but he seemed really worried about something. Turns out that whist he was there, one of the customers had been talking his ear off about how it’s all going to kick off.
He probably didn’t use those exact words, after all this is Glendale not Chelsea. But after a day where no more than 2 customers came into our car dealership; I’d started to imagine how the next LA Riot couldn’t be far away.Continue reading “I’ve got a bad feeling about this…”
There is no way around it, these are trying times, and the way gets harder before it gets easier. So what should we do?….Open Letter To The World
Glad you dropped in! I was just wondering what you thought of my new Artist Blog?
Before I began painting in acrylic for the first time, I must admit I was apprehensive about the mess! But it’s nothing to worry about. I mean, yes it’s harder to get it off your clothes or surfaces. But due to how quickly it dries, there’s less chance of it dripping all over the place. Just a few basic precautions and I was painting on my kitchen table without incident.
I thought it would be easier, making a blog on WordPress. But every time I try to upload a new picture it just ignores my button press!
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Use of watercolor pens gives me a fun, quick way to add a little depth to my sketches.
Or Should that be the other way round?
Here’s one I did of Rob Spragg, AKA Larry Love: Frontman of Alabama 3.