Wednesday, March 2, 2011

scratches from the past

Some of my students have been thumbing through old sketchbooks of mine, from back in the days before I got so obsessed with writing that I stopped taking nearly enough time for pictures. I started to wonder what it was they were looking at, and upon inspection decided that there were some bits and pieces in there that were sort of interesting. So I think I'm going to start adding a few at a time to my picasa art album. A lot of these old sketches give insight into my process for some of my paintings, and they all tend to show what a sick, sick headcase I really am. Here are a couple of the first ones I scanned. You can click on them to see a larger image:

2 comments:

  1. I remember the first time I saw your 'remake' of young man and the guitar picture on barkingreed? I think it was. You told the story of how the young man is chained to his instrument, Chris from an excellent band I think it was, and how as he got older there was no longer the need for chains due to his dependence for the guitar grew. Excellent memories

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  2. Hey, Mat.

    Good to hear from you after all this time. Yeah. I think I was still a little in awe of Chris when I got him to pose for some source pics. Maybe I still am.

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