Album artwork for the Chicago heavy metal band, HEMI. Front and back covers. You can check them, and the new album out here: http://www.hemimusic.com/
Acrylic/Watercolor on Wood
Just finished up the album cover for Brian Butts’s new instrumental metal album, Ugly Sleep. If you can’t already tell from the artwork, his music is somewhere in the middle of a nightmare and an acid trip. You can listen and download the full album, streaming here: https://brianbutts.bandcamp.com/album/ugly-sleep
Pablo Picasso once said, “Every act of creation, is first an act of destruction”. I began to think about my creative process and realized it was more about self-destruction. Reaching deep down inside your own head and trying to pull out something of substance. Struggling with temptations and darkness, avoiding creativity killers that seem so […]
I’ve always struggled to find balance between being a 9 to 5 working stiff and a “free spirit, artist type”, the person I am in public and the person I am around friends and family. Somehow, the first argyle sweater I bought represented that to me. This painting really represents breaking out of that “rut” […]
This painting was inspired largely by P.O.S and the track, “POS Is Ruining My Life“. Always loved the line, “Close your eyes, disappear. If you can’t see them, then they can’t see you, right? Close your eyes”. Lots of inspiration and thoughts come from that little line, but listen to the song, check out the […]
Finished this one for my sister as a wedding gift. I couldn’t think of anything more appropriate than these hands holding on by a finger or two. I wanted to show that throughout a relationship, you might not always have a strong grip, the hands might be worn and tired, but they can still “hang […]
I just finished up a new painting entitled, “Fragile” for the Galesburg Civic Art Center Members & Friends Exhibition. The show will open on July 30, 2011. I wanted to explore the relationship between what is considered “classic fine art” and the street art movement. I wanted to show how disposable art is today by […]
I shot this with my cell phone, so it’s obviously not the best quality… However, its been hanging on my wall for months now, thinking that its not done yet… so if you have any suggestions please send them my way. Otherwise…here’s my Bob Dylan painting…
I recently donated this piece to the Valdez W. Rouse Memorial Golf Outing that took place on Sunday, September 19, 2010.
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