Wednesday, August 20, 2008

[ d c _ p o r t r a i t ]

under the weather this week and going mad from stitching together DNA sequence files all day. took a break for this abstraction, rather unusual for your humble narrator. it's an illustration of my run up to DC over the last [artificially] long weekend. please click to enlarge and observe.

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lots in there, but don't expect to crack this nut easily. starting to experiment more with different strokes, symbolism and the overall flow of a piece. i've not had training since middle school, and am trying to be less rubbish one day at a time.

the trip was vastly enjoyable despite a number of my crew defecting to parts unknown, or in thrall of plague. caught [part of, funny story] a Nat's game, went to a zoo full of sleepy animals, and partied to wonderful excess. the energy of that town always grips me the moment i leave the plane, an instantaneous and possibly dangerous pump-up.

i will move there. mark my words.

thanks for a wonderful time.

Halloween has been spotted and deeply absorbed at several merchant locales now. planning has begun in earnest...

Monday, August 11, 2008

[ f p f n p ] not ask. under any circumstances, do not ask. sometimes commissioned work is odd. :)

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Sunday, August 3, 2008

[ d r e a m e r ]

just a quickie today. went to a house party Friday night that featured a graffiti wall. i could not resist.

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lots of weird stuff there, including a mad, immense purple face drawn by an /exceedingly ripe/ hippie probably held in thrall of mushrooms. my "Portal" joke [not pictured] was grokked by... no one, although the hostess delighted and fooled me by enjoying it anyway.


photo courtesy of sweet Palette.