October 16, 2007

Bloedmoed



An early oil painting, with some pen - lines in black to start and other bits possibly, at least from what I can remember from that time, when I began to enjoy deeply expressing on surfaces.. I had done a few paintings at school in acrylics, these were my own with acquired Winsor'n Newtons and this is what I made from them.. it's intentionally ghastly! Although cathartic for me at the time I'm sure..~

S & M :...


I hadn't decided on a name for this.. It is particularly old, done in 1999 sometime before the end of the year..

I know I was influenced by Brom, particularly with the portrayal of the female characters.. and the eye.. what does it mean, I'm not telling!
It's in the beholders eye.. I will be honest and admit that the subject matter is somewhat in poor taste and decidedly offensive.. I know that this was in part my overall aim.. in conveying pain, causing pain.. and perhaps in dealing with the effect of woman on me? So.. S&(amp;)M, that fits then..

Its silver pencil coming through, then I have some newspaper cut-outs as well as a commitment to oil covering all the other spaces.. this is not the whole piece, only what would fit into my scanner.. although it's worked out great I think.
Another cathartic memoir.. I'd like to think my expression is changing since then..  

Unfriendly Monsters






This is a mixed media piece I did with Christmas cards in mind, believe that? It is realy quick character concept driven art. The background is spraypaint.. some blue ball pen, and oils, used very lightly.. I managed to scan it all in and put it together digitally so..
I did this must have been in around 2001 or so, November/December..