Archive for November, 2012

The Tree Grows

Posted in Tattoos with tags , , on November 24, 2012 by Lawrence's Emporium

The Tree is the foundation of the half sleeve, which I worked on today.

Added color and shading to bring this piece to life.

Also added a new design on the inner arm to keep the piece  growing

 

Skin Etching Time

Posted in Tattoos with tags , , , , , , , , on November 23, 2012 by Lawrence's Emporium

 

Skin Etching onto this young lads leg.  No shading, no color, just pure black line.

 

The Lady with the Cat Head

Posted in Sketches with tags , , on November 11, 2012 by Lawrence's Emporium

 

Little Sketch on Tracing Paper

The Winged Grenade

Posted in Tattoos with tags , , , , on November 10, 2012 by Lawrence's Emporium

Nothing is better than a lazy saturday afternoon tattooing.

My friend Craig came by too finish up his leg piece.

 

“Only Ed Bishop Can Save Me”

Posted in Paintings, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on November 3, 2012 by Lawrence's Emporium

40″ x 60″, Mixed Media, Glitter, Paint, Junk, English Magazines, Digital Prints, Watercolor paper.

I took a long vacation from my larger paintings and now I have returned.  It feel real good to be back.  The stories have more room to stretch out (visually and intellectually).

The piece is a throw back to my childhood with the reference to the one and only Ed Bishop. I have thought long and hard about the use of memory in my work and find it is staring to dominate the way I paint.

Memory of images and memory of thoughts.  Each time I repeat a memory it changes.  The painting I hope encapsulates these thoughts and those moments.

I realize the only way forward is to look backwards.

Boxer Tattoo Flash

Posted in Tattoo Flash, Uncategorized with tags , , on November 3, 2012 by Lawrence's Emporium

 

As I rode out the storm I created this new piece of Flash

 

11″ x 14″, Watercolors and Ink Pen onto Watercolor paper