5 Things Wrong with Sochi 2014

Originally posted on Whad'ya Know?:
?                          5 Things Wrong with Sochi 2014 1. A lot of these events, biathlon, skeleton, bandy, are clearly made up or something only Russians would do. Buzkashi, goat head polo, surprisingly, is not among them, although that’s more of a summer thing. Around here shooting a .22…

Control Cut Conceal

  Dissecting the extreme controversial measures for temporary pain relief will probably net negative feedback, but to explain an epidemic is to understand it. “Control”, the mixed media diptych featured here today represents the continued flow of migraine pain and the peripheral tools (razor blades) frantically controlling it.  It’s important to recognize this is NOT a…

The Muse

French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson loved cats. Rumor has it, he expressed the following (paraphrasing): Cats bring on chaos, they know anarchy.  They are against discipline and authority.  If you’re familiar with Cartier-Bresson’s work, the cat, as muse contributed to the powerful images during his photojournalistic career. The muse, in pure form, is someone who has…

Tis The Season of Visuals…good or bad?

    A slightly off topic…slightly scroogey me… As I pry open this touchy can of worms, I can’t help but apologize in advance for doing so.  Marketing madness, expectations and visual overindulgence can induce a Merry Migraine.  My blog post How we feel is how see addresses a fraction of this concept.  My goal…

The Brain of an Artist

  “We are on a highway without exits or rest stops. It is straight. It is smooth. It is slick and icy. It is bumpy. It has dangerous curves ahead. It has brilliant vistas. It has falling rock. It has no berm or guardrail. It is clogged with traffic. It is desolate for miles. It is…

Migraine Through Morphine…

My last post briefly outlined the influence of feeling when selecting a palette.  The medium is part of that feeling. In The Evolution of Migraine Through Mixed Media, the first image (triptych, panel one, Three Days In August) showcased the steely, colorless, textured world interpreting my perception of pain. In ‘Migraine Through Morphine’, while some texture remains, medication represents color and depending…