"Every artist was first an amateur."
Art is all about experimenting and because of that, failure is not a possibility.
This is a self-portrait created entirely out of trash. Why? Because life isn't about waking up and being perfect. It's about accumulating all the bull-shit we are givin' and eventually being better.
(24X42) charcoal, paint and book pages on canvas
(42X24) paint, charcoal and pressed flowers on canvas
(20X16) pen, ink markers and watercolour on canvas
(24X 36) acrylic paint, charcoal and pastels on canvas, tea grains used for discoloration and texture
(24X16) mixed media on canvas
(24X16) Pen, ink and charcoal on paper
Painted from observation. (24X36) acrylic paint and marker on canvas
All four of these portraits were inspired by the teachers whose classes I sat in while I sketched them. (8X11) pen, ink and charcoal on notebook paper
(20X16) charcoal and paint on canvas. Created December 2016
(16X24) acrylic paint and black marker on canvas
(20X30) acrylic on canvas (working progress)