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time out for lucky strikes - A reimagining of the iconic Hindu god of luck and learning: Ganesh. He speaks of prosperity in brightly colored geometric shapes like gemstones.
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she spoke of future committments - A homage, of sorts, to Czech childrens' illustration.

Overheard a tall couple walking by; while he casually listened, her planning seemed alive and writhing like brittle worms. It didn't seem to reach his ears but splattered and broke apart on the ground.
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failure to communicate - Relationships are divisive things.

An experiment in bringing together fairly undervalued items: Sharpies, colored pencils, and tea staining.
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barn owl on french bio textbook page - An acrylic piece on a recycled page of a damaged French biology book circa 1940.
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god of many sight - A deity is a conglomeration of many things: our environment, the record of our sensations, that which we can't readily explain.

Out of simplistic, human visual language you get something much bigger than the sum of its parts. Thusly, a god.
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con|text series, 1/5 - India ink on bristol. The doubled lines mimic 3D imagery (in this case, anaglyphic images) without being functional.

The images, like their accompanying phrases, have only the barest of meanings and are divorced from a larger context. In anaglyph images, the viewer is need to truly bring depth to the picture, filtered with special glasses. Like those images, this series is viewed through the special lenses of individual experience. Without the viewer, they are largely meaningless.
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con|text series, 2/5 - India ink on bristol. The doubled lines mimic 3D imagery (in this case, anaglyphic images) without being functional.

The images, like their accompanying phrases, have only the barest of meanings and are divorced from a larger context. In anaglyph images, the viewer is need to truly bring depth to the picture, filtered with special glasses. Like those images, this series is viewed through the special lenses of individual experience. Without the viewer, they are largely meaningless.
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con|text series, 3/5 - India ink on bristol. The doubled lines mimic 3D imagery (in this case, anaglyphic images) without being functional.

The images, like their accompanying phrases, have only the barest of meanings and are divorced from a larger context. In anaglyph images, the viewer is need to truly bring depth to the picture, filtered with special glasses. Like those images, this series is viewed through the special lenses of individual experience. Without the viewer, they are largely meaningless.
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con|text series, 4/5 - India ink on bristol. The doubled lines mimic 3D imagery (in this case, anaglyphic images) without being functional.

The images, like their accompanying phrases, have only the barest of meanings and are divorced from a larger context. In anaglyph images, the viewer is need to truly bring depth to the picture, filtered with special glasses. Like those images, this series is viewed through the special lenses of individual experience. Without the viewer, they are largely meaningless.
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con|text series, 5/5 - India ink on bristol. The doubled lines mimic 3D imagery (in this case, anaglyphic images) without being functional.

The images, like their accompanying phrases, have only the barest of meanings and are divorced from a larger context. In anaglyph images, the viewer is need to truly bring depth to the picture, filtered with special glasses. Like those images, this series is viewed through the special lenses of individual experience. Without the viewer, they are largely meaningless.
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Flora/Fauna (for gabcollab) - A collaborative exercise found on gabcollab.tumblr.com, a side project of illustrator Gabrielle Rose (of drawgabbydraw.tumblr.com) in which she offers a colorful blot of ink for others to create something new.

In my interpretation, I felt the colors were very organic, on the cool side and atmospheric. I went with the suggestion of vegetation over a mountainous landscape. My favorite element is the small fawn.

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