Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Snarling Dick

Powerful men can really screw things up. Two wars, a lapse in civil liberties, torture, eight years of pain and on and on and on. What a legacy. Here's a portrait of a real life villain and puppetmaster, Snarling Dick.


Saturday, September 26, 2009

Heads Up

For the last three years or so I have been painting various heads - people I know, my own head, mugshots, political figures, and at least one pundit. It's not easy painting someone you can't stand to look at. Here's a painting of Ann Coulter. The piece is unfinished.



Sad Ann
Oil on canvas
2006

Friday, September 11, 2009

More New Work

Have had a productive Summer. I completed several new abstract pieces as well as a self portrait. Here's the final version of the self portrait I started in June. You can see the first draft before I had applied a series of oil glazes, at my June 13, 2009 post http://maliciousmonkey.blogspot.com/2009/06/self-portraits-can-be-fun.html


6/09 Self Portrait, Oil on canvas

And an abstract that had vexed me but now is quite satisfying...

Still Life with Vase and Oranges, Acrylic and collage on linen.

Click here to see more of my self portrait work.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

9/9/09

So what's so special about number nine? I dunno. It just IS. Here's what Heather Whipps at LiveScience says about this date: http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20090908/sc_livescience/why090909issospecial

An experimental animation celebrating 9.