Monthly Archives: January 2011

Fortune Teller Squirrel – Complete

By | January 26th, 2011|Art News, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

Fortune Teller Squirrel: Good Times Ahead This lovely gypsy fortune teller is giving you a reading, and there are good times ahead. The best cards in the deck, The World, Wheel of Fortune, The Sun, The 10 of Cups (Happy family), The King of Cups, The Queen of Cups. The gypsy's familiar, the [...]

Why Are You Painting Squirrels for God’s Sake?

By | January 26th, 2011|Art of Consumption, Squirrel Series|

Why Are You Painting Squirrels for God's Sake? I get asked this question very little, surprisingly. Perhaps people just get it, don't care, or think I'm crazy anyway, so it fits the picture. I've decided to start sharing a few things. About squirrels. I know some squirrels personally.  Squirrel attributes remind me of [...]

Noah Becker studio visit (his, not mine)

By | January 19th, 2011|Art of Consumption, Gallery and Museums Visits|

Now that I'm an artist, I've decided to get out there an meet as many artists as I can. Whether it be at art shows, studios, referral introductions, or by happenstance. I am blogging about these experiences when I have time, because I have a blog, and with a title like, The Art of Consumption, [...]

Robot Squirrel – in progress

By | January 10th, 2011|Work in Progress: The Lab|

About four years ago (2007), I first saw images of tin robots from the 1950's being used and sold as stock photos. Part of my work as a web designer included trolling through stock photo websites for images that best represented a business, service or product. I loved the idea of using tin robots for [...]

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Fortune Teller Squirrel – in progress

By | January 6th, 2011|Work in Progress: The Lab|

Speeding through to the next squirrel painting comes the Fortune Teller Squirrel. I've also started another painting that is at the drawing stage. I will post developments next week. Fortune Teller Squirrel is the second painting I've done in oil paints. (3)

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