16"x20" oil on canvas. • Four spoked chrome object = insane artist. Actually, with my weak gray cells, one spoke would have been enough for the insanity equation. Chrome can be fun to paint, just paint it honestly and learn to embrace abstraction. • The only high and ultimate truth that this piece taught me was this: We couldn't have hot water at that sink until I was done painting this handle. Hah! You were expecting something deep and introspective like, "'... when you die, on your deathbed, you will receive total consciousness.' So, I got that goin' for me, which is nice." No, the only wisdom I received is that the other humans in my domicile became really tired of using pliers to run the hot water. • Sorry for the shameful "Caddy Shack" quote, I couldn't help myself.
Posted July 18, 2012