Doing creative stuff is a joy. Not being musical myself, I can only imagine the pleasure musicians have messing around with their instruments. If it's anything like the way I feel about making paintings, I bet it's pretty good. That super positive mood is what I wanted to achieve with this painting.Read More
This month I'm working on another painting of the Angel of Song.
Musicians have repeatedly sought out my last painting of Israfel but I've always wished I could have a version of it that was more close to the experience of performing music. When the opportunity came around to make a new painting of the Angel of Song, I decided to make a piece for them that they could be proud of. So far, I'm proud of it too.Read More
This month I'm working on another painting of the Angel of Rain.
This is a painting I've been thinking about on and off for years now. Matariel, Angel of Rain is one of my favorite designs from the series, so I've been looking for a good opportunity to paint it again. The end of the Watchers series has given me the perfect opportunity to take a swing at it.Read More
Once I began to get more specific about my own personal ambitions things came into focus. I really want my kids to get a chance to visit the moon. It feels so possible somehow. Tying the Watchers desire to escape back to the stars to my own desire to have humanity do the same felt like an important touchstone to keep this painting personal.Read More