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Iconic Dimension

The iconic dimension is small. But it has to be powerful. Mostly I create this type of image for folder icons and their desktop aliases. So that means I’ll be looking at them in their tiny size for weeks, or … Continue reading

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Fun with Filters!

Not the kind you use in a fish tank, which are horribly smelly but keep your scaly pets afloat, or the ones you pop into the pitcher to purify your tap water (even if you live in NYC, where the … Continue reading

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Anatomy of An Illustration: Exquisite Corpse

Oh, those macabre surrealists! They just loved to play around with the more than slightly creepy, and yet be maddeningly onto something useful and deep. “Cadavre exquis” is the collective technique in which a text or image is shared in … Continue reading

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One Hundred, One Love

There really aren’t any words for this. Just a late-night riff, layers of subconscious play made conscious. The original image is sixty-two inches long. Which means I haven’t been able to see it yet in full-size splendor. But I’m thinking … Continue reading

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“Wake Up in the Morning Feeling Like P Diddy”

I love “Tik Tok” and I loved reading that Ke$ha based her style on Keith Richards. Long live rock. Long live pop (pulp) culture. Nearly everything in music is based on something else, isn’t it? Jazz, show tunes, cantatas: they … Continue reading

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Sift, Freak, Reap: Morning After

Back in the year 2000 (remember when nearly everyone wrote “year 2000” – was it just too flabbergasting to accept 2000 standing alone?) I made three small collages that illustrate my creative process. It’s nearly the same, every time. I … Continue reading

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Guest Spot: Jamie Kelty

While growing up on a farm in Kansas, Jamie Kelty developed a strong connection to the earth and to the hand-made. Now that the artist is living in New York, this connection remains visible in her work. In Kelty’s oil … Continue reading

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