Mixed Resolutions

My latest painting… sorry the photo is a bit ‘off’ (‘computer issues’ and ‘operator issues’ don’t play well together). You get the idea, though. Kinda.

Have a great weekend, everyone!

Hansel (*holding computer above head*): “We’ve got thirty years worth of files, right here, in this computer, that are going to bring you down! (*throws / smashes computer*) Where did all the files go?”

– Owen Wilson – Zoolander

About this image: acrylic painting on 8.5″ x 24″ MDF panel

St. Louis Grunge (in red)

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It’s been almost a year since I posted a more neutral version of the above, so I figured I’d share this colorful edition today (and, if my computer remains unconscious, you might see a yellow version sooner than later, too). Have a great weekend, everyone!

Trinity: “Déjà vu is usually a glitch in the Matrix. It happens when they change something.”

– Carrie-Anne Moss – The Matrix

About this image: digital media – vector art created with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

Complements of Spring

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A flower-dealy finally showed up outside, so I thought I’d introduce some CrAzY complementary colors today. Eye-protection might be helpful. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Francis Whitman: “You love me!”

Peter Whitman (with Francis in a choke-hold): “Yes I do!”

Jack Whitman: “I love you too, but I’m gonna’ mace you in the face!”

– Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody & Jason Schwartzman – The Darjeeling Limited

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

A Seat by the Pool (faux wet plate collodion)

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It’s looking a bit dry… I might do okay on the shallow end.

– Carl Spackler: “You got a pool over there?”

– Ty Webb: “We have a pond in the back… we have a pool, and a pond… a pond would be good for you. Natural springs…”

– Bill Murray & Chevy Chase – Caddyshack

About this image: digital image taken with smart phone and heavily modified in Photoshop to replicate wet plate collodion

Colonel Roosevelt

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Speak softly and carry a big charcoal pencil. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Me: “Dude!”

Teddy Roosevelt Drawing: “Bully!”

Me: “Dude!”

Teddy Roosevelt Drawing: “Bully!”

About this image: charcoal drawing on Bristol Board

Twig

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Ever think, ‘Did this guy… photograph… a stick’? Yeah. That happened. Hashtag ‘RANDOM’.

Bob Mapplethorpe: “Wha – why is there tape on your nose?”

Dignan: “Exactly!”

– Robert Musgrave & Owen Wilson – Bottle Rocket

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

Succulent

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I can’t seem to remember what kind of plant this is. I water it from time to time, though. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Marie Helena Kreutz: “Do you have ID?”

Jason Bourne: “Not really.”

– Franka Potente & Matt Damon – The Bourne Identity

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

Victory Belle

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I finally finished my ‘nose art’ painting (Glenn Miller, anyone?)!

Captain Miller (of propaganda): “… ‘The Statue of Liberty is kaput’ – that’s disconcerting.”

– Tom Hanks – Saving Private Ryan

About this image: acrylic painting on aluminum flashing riveted to 24″ x 32″ hardboard panel

Gateway Arch

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Here’s an old shot of ‘The Gateway to the West‘ I’ve re-edited. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Cameron Tucker: “Sidenote: We’re very good friends with a couple named Lewis and Clark. Clark bought a big, sparkly belt in New Orleans that he calls his Louisiana Purchase.”

– Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 300D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

Hydrophobic Universe

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Oil and water. Just chillin’. Or… not.

Ron Burgundy: “If you want to throw down in fisticuffs, fine. I’ve got Jack Johnson and Tom O’Leary waiting for ya, right here.”

– Will Ferrell – Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop