About the Book
A collection of obsessively dense ink drawings and conceptual musings.
Features & Details
- Category Fine Art
Standard Portrait, 7.75×9.75 in, 20×25 cm
- Publish Date Sep 12, 2008
- Tags contemporary art, graduate school, fine art, black ink, art culture, conceptual art, studio artist, new abstraction, works on paper, large scale drawings, new style, award winning, drawing, drawings, art, contemporary, obsessive, detail, spirituality, spirit, watercolor, wash, lines, ink, MFA, artist, concept, handmade, abstract, abstraction, draw, detailed
I have a specific fondness for line. My father was my first artistic influence. A talented draftsman by education, my dad would sketch out little notes around the house and I had a few of these sketches in my bedroom for decoration. He had a unique way of writing that I was inspired by. I believe my affection for detail and crisp line stems from my dad and his natural influence. I had an interest in art as a child but never found a niche in my art classes. My handwriting developed into a unique expression. In high school I looked at graffiti and graphic novels as inspiration. I remember having to write all my English essays by hand, for lack of computer. A particularly crass teacher proclaimed that my writing made him vomit, as he passed out graded papers. I remember this being a significant embarrassment for me. My love for drawing grew in the dark. Oh yeah I went to college studied Biology then Art and the earned a MFA in Drawing now I'm trying to juggle( life not chainsaws