Found object, somewhere in the mess of our house. It’s a slide of my father in Europe, on vacation with either my mother or my uncle. Look and you’ll see an idyllic village, my father gazing on admiringly, self consciously. He had grown up poor in working class England, and so, I imagine, felt goodContinue reading “I can see the light”
Niff and Sutter’s third ‘Blind Contour First Friday’. The theme is ‘breakfast time’. Here you find a bag of milk, an empty bowl and an egg carton. Really.
On the College streetcar on Monday night, coming home late (well, late for me). This woman, with beautiful hair, seemed to not be having a great time with her date. They were tense, bickering over small things, it seemed to me, but trying to be happy.
This person struck me as a very patient man. I also put about 30 pounds on him.
I got his concentration, but not the hand.
On the bus on the way to work, trying a semi-blind contour.
My parents, photo taken May 9 1975, probably before the big trip we took to England when I was 8 years old. Found in the basement, it fell out of a box while i was looking for some old comics.
Niff and Sutter’s second ‘Blind Contour First Friday’. It was supposed to be ‘Out the Window’ this month but instead you have the woman reading the paper in front of me. Must go to work now, I’m late!! Ah!
Sometimes Theresa lets Leah take photos with her camera. Leah loves her mom, it’s true.
I am the king! Originally uploaded by davehoward82. Leah’s good friend Isaac (4 yrs old) visited for a day on Friday, and left us this wonderful expressive chalk piece. A quote from the artist: “I am the king, I am the king, I am the king, I am the king, I am the king ofContinue reading “I am the king!”
Beautifiul Tulips Originally uploaded by davehoward82. Leah and Theresa created some tulips for our table in celebration of spring. Leah even painted the pollen inside them.
mail art start…Originally uploaded by this is just somebody…. Michael Fikaris at http://www.silentarmy.com invited me to contribute to this mail art piece when i was over at his place a while ago. Artists so far also included Amy Lockhart, Marc Bell, and Anthony Woodward. I drew Michael’s eyes and hat as he sat looking atContinue reading “mail art start…”
Niff and Sutter’s first ‘Blind Contour First Friday’. It was moved from a weekly to a monthly format because it seemed too hard to keep up for many people. This month’s installment has a theme: HOT. Above, I give you our stove with one pot, one griddle, and one frypan on top. Not exactly aContinue reading “Blind Contour First Friday 1 — Thank God I’m a country boy”
Kim tagged me oh so long ago. I’m sorry, Kim. I now answer 4 things, 4 things, 4 things, 4 things… 4 jobs I have had-Fred Flintstone at Canada’s Wonderland-Wendy’s fry cook (aka ‘grill’)-Pelecan Players community theatre actor-Drapery Installer 4 Movies I can watch over and over-Apocalyse Now (see Wendy’s reference, above)-Chinatown-A Christmas Carol (AlistairContinue reading “Belated tag”
Couldn’t get her hand right.
First a blind contour of the gentleman reading. Then a more detailed study. Fortunately our subject today was engrossed in his book.