An empty room of ancient Greek marbles, unguarded, and my permeable inspiration waiting to be molded. And it was shaped a bit that day, for when I glanced in the room I saw Him. Yes, Him with a capital H, because he was and never was human, nor a remake of human, but a standardContinue reading “DAI Roman Bust experience”
So I’ve been struggling with art a little bit lately, and I wanted to utilize my subconscious, intuition and my imagination all at the same time. These are short, 3-5 minute sketches made while listening to experimental music. In other words, this is what the music looks like in myContinue reading “Sketches to music”
A creature of the war, you areTo kill with such audacity, And prey on me, I must deploreShows lack of your sagacity
My heart is but a fishing bobber:Pallid and crimson, split in color.When casted from pole, to sea, or lakeor pond, perhaps. Floating uneasy atop the drift, To billow in ripple; bobbing over forgotten wakes. To reel it in would be a lost causeBecause one would save a thing if it were drowningBut for what? For what?To saveContinue reading “My Heart”
April 3, 2009North Carolina, six more hours to go Death is inevitable. I repeat this in my head whenever I’m travelling. My weight is being moved at seventy a mile. I’m not home; I’m not on my land. Yet, what is staying on my land uncomfortable comfort zone compared to the pride of experience and theContinue reading “I can pinpoint the date I lost my Christian faith”
I discovered the secret of how to make my colors realistic on accident-I’m making the choice not to explore it- I feel like I … I’m not ready yet.
The Stories Behind Dayton’s Masterpieces In the Dayton Art Institute, the historical treasures hanging for all to see not only display the artists masterwork, but reveal a glimpse of that era’s contribution towards the growth and prosperity of the human race; stories that, if attempted to be written down, could not carry the magnitude ofContinue reading “The Stories Behind Dayton’s Masterpieces”
First,you start with a sketch of an ignorant prejudice of who I am.Then, add my experiences and life lessons I’ve learned.Apply my talents, my strengths, and the shadows of my weaknesses. Define my strong sense of self, pride, and individuality. Blend them in imperatively with my experiences.Lock in a stable home-life and an optimistic perspective on life.
Many of the world’s great works of art exist today because someone commissioned them. According to Wikipedia, The Roman Coliseum for example, was commissioned by Emperor Vespasian. Public statuary was widespread, depicting mythical and heroic figures. The frieze that is carved into the Marcus Column, located at the Campus Martius, depicts the figure of Victory,Continue reading “Commissioned Art”