Wednesday, November 24, 2010


I occasionally think to myself excellent possibilities for musicians to cover other songs. I've always thought that "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" would be a great one for Tom Waits. I've also wanted to hear him sing the "Star Spangled Banner". But one particular wish of mine is Tom Waits covering an albums worth of Sesame Street songs. The Cookie Monster song "C is for Cookie" is a no-brainer, but what about "I Love Trash" from Oscar the Grouch or "Elmo's Song" by Elmo. He sorta did a somewhat cover with "People in the Neighborhood" on one of his earlier albums. It's something to think about, Mr. Waits.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Northwest Lincoln

8 inches tall on scrap 2x4 pine. Acrylic. Hanger on the back.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Lincoln Town

Lately i've been experimenting with finishes. This is one of the better ones i've done with the old crackled look.

This is an upcycled/recycled scrap board in which I mix my acrylics on to paint other pictures. My beautiful wife says it looks like gum.

Title: Lincoln riding a dinosaur through fields of poppy. (practicing for Lincoln riding a Llama)

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

new paintings.

couple new one's are up on my Etsy shop for now. I might could take them to a gallery down in SE PDX. We shalteth see-eth. In the works I have a portrait of a sea-faring man by the name of Paddy McGann, and another one started with a new style of paint, hoopty digidoopty. I've been thinking about oils, but the more I think about oils, the more it makes me realize I need to put some in my car before the engine locks up. It should be spelled oyl or oyel. Does the word have Hebrew roots? I love green beans too, thanks babe.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

latest favorite song

I've been listening to a lot various music lately, this ones my current favorite. I also have been listening to a guy from Seattle sing some pretty and good-weird music. His name is Richard Panzer but I don't have any links to anything online.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Lakers v. Celtics

I'm a Jazz fan, always.


This series, considering I really dislike the Lakers, I am a Celtics fan. One of my favorite non-Jazz players in the League is Garnett. I love to watch his theatrics when he's on the bench. He is more interesting than the game itself. I also like Paul Pierce and Ray Allen. I don't know what to think of Rondo yet. He's good, but he's not Deron Williams good.

Unfortunately, I also appreciate super duper talent when I see it. Therefore, I appreciate Kobe Bryant. I will be the first person to state that Kobe Bryant is easily argued the best NBA player in NBA history. He is equal if not greater than Jordan. He's finally become a closer (been so for about 4-5 years). I really enjoy watching him play. That guy is so determined, and so talented, it makes me sick.

So really, I wouldn't be terribly disappointed if the Lakers win game 7 because I like Kobe. But I will be hoping that Boston gets the banner this year.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

two couples of very homely looking folks

Original, acrylic, 22x44ish. I haven't sealed or framed them yet, I still want to get some pro photos/scans of these and i've heard it is better w/o sheen. I enjoy doing larger ones like these.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

I love sitting at a desk looking at numbers.


Saturday, February 20, 2010

2 new pieces

Hey all, two new pieces to report. Two new Lincolns too. I haven't put hangers on the back yet but I will then i'll put them on Etsy and/or a local showing. By the way I am aware my sentences aren't gramatically and/or punctually and/or repetitive but I don't care because I'm not being graded by a professor/professor's aide. I have to use up my favorite trash before I can justify bringing more I am using it up. I have a lot to use up.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Abe in 2010

He's baa-aaack

Abe is back on a recycled 2x4 cut-off (cut down to 2.5x3.5x2) with a bunch of screws. It's a black and white beauty with red accents. Marvelous. The thing is, I started painting an entirely different person and this guy showed up. Well, I'll put this one either on etsy or somewhere in Portland...we'll see.

Lately i've been listening to Lady Gaga and a new (new to me) Townes Van Zandt CD I got at Borders. I can't get enough of both of them. I wish the two could do a duet. I bet they both would've if they could've.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Portland is weird?

I have moved to the sunny Pacific Northwest. I only wish it would rain a little bit more.

I finished a painting today. Abe. I thought I was done with Abe, but he came back. He's a hanger-on. It's a sweet looking black and white miniature. I should get around to photographs in the next two days. I really like what I did with it.

I have been busy with job hunting and catching up on schoolwork. More art and music is sure to come.