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The Tide of Memory

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Memories of Spring

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Above the Storm

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Got sick of creating something repulsive, needed to create something beautiful, to clean my minds-eye, as it were; something that didn’t make me shudder. So, here we are, then… (:


The Lizard King WIP3

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Almost got the eye-pouches looking repulsive enough… seriously, has America ever had a less attractive gang holding it by the throat?….

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… the two creatures above look like vampires who can move in the daylight, beside themselves with delight at the feast that is laid before them…


The Lizard King WIP2

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Lots more work to be done on the turkey wattles, slimy sneer, bulbous, pock-marked nose and porcine, slit-eyes, but I feel I’m capturing the creature, and it’s primordial, lizard intellect, fairly accurately (:

*edit* … I forgot: thick, rubbery ear/s and beefy, flaccid jowls (:


The Lizard King WIP

Those of you familiar with my painting will know I paint portraits of babes… gorgeous, female people… that’s just what I like painting, beautiful creatures, whom I love looking at while the paintings take shape. For the first time, I am going to paint a truely ugly human being, a creature who is as ugly inside, as he is outside. I am doing this because I feel compelled to do so, to create an image that portrays the slimy creature as he truely is, in all his loathsome glory… the Lizard King, ready to swallow the world with one flick of his forked tongue. I need to exorcise my loathing of this repulsive monster, get it down on canvas. I will not enjoy looking at the beast as I work, but will greatly enjoy portraying it in all it’s ugliness. Here is my process, so far…

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RoofLand Exhibition

Seraphim has just hung 7 images in Placebo Gallery, all images I’ve created up on RoofLand. Three are of the dead Mustang, and are called Sally, Sally 2 and Sally 3. The other four are called Gone, Gone 2, Gone 3 and Gone 4. I’ve already posted images of Sally, so here are the Gone images…

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… all these images were created in the relatively tiny world Seri and I have created on the gallery roof. We are very pleased with it/them (:

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