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Miguel!

I have an artist I would like to tell you about Miguel Ovalle, the website is Dizmology.com. We have been friends his since 1993 when I met him in miami. In 1994 he showed up to school in a homemade mask. It was made out of matte board, tape and glue and styled like a  power rangers helmet. I could not fathom at that time how he did it and found myself unable to think of anything else, I was making masks that weekend. He is still sculpting, painting and making amazing things. This is a solo project he is working on called ‘Encryption‘ and it is at the SuperChief Gallery the opening is February 5th 2015 at 6 – 11pm. He will be showing a large installation and have prints and some originals (limited) available for sale. More on his FaceBook page, and Twiiter feed

Miguel preparing for the installation. Super matte black to start.

Miguel, Super Matte black at the SuperChief Gallery

The transformation starts to take place, Miguel applies flat yellows and reds.IMG_1556

When the sculpture is placed, floating, on top the installation is only half done.
Miguel, sculpture at the SuperChief Gallery

Here is some video of the project… You can hear the reaction to the lights, I wish I could see this thing in person!

With and without video projection.

 

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baby H’s new room

The babys room…
I envision a forest or tree scape with woodland creatures. It should be grayscale, neutral, mono toned, or silhouette. Please put together some images that help shape the end product.

I love this one…

from the hospital in Seattle’s children’s unit.

Now for some purple, these color schemes can be tuned in any directions.

Mountain passage in purple.

Winter theme…

Sea side in blue.
I love the squirrel riding a beaver.

More…

Great slicing into the wall.

This illustrator makes me smile… nice 1950’s vibe going on.

Some handpainted job, check out their site.

This is neat.
And now for something very different… I could see this happening, chalkboard background, and this on top.

Decals…
Supplement your background with these small add on’s, or do the whole thing as one big picture…

This is a wall graphic from etsy.

More decals…

55″ x 35″ Children’s Cabin in Woods Forest Tree House Wallpaper Leaves Nursery Wall Decal Art Bedroom Wall Paper Pink Light Grey
nice lines, and monochromatic-ish palette.

This Pinterest page is a bit redundant but covers lots of ground lots of trees here.

Grey with a splash of color

Something Different

This room is rad… link to the album..

Beautiful room, who knew blue and brown could sing.

Different!
Huge decal measures 72″w x 54″h

If we don’t want to paint…

light waves!

This site has a few simple ones.

A lot of folks like this mural thing, I love making and designing murals. When you change your visual space you change the expectation of the room. I hope you have fun!

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Deer In The House, next to cardboard city.

drawing pen and ink deer in a living room, with pink clouds coming from it's humps.

Doodling while eating my noodling. More from the sketchbook, I have had little time to work on paintings but that is because my studio is in a state of neglect becoming the dumping ground for lots of great ideas that need to be worked on.

ink drawing of a front yard with boxes in it.
A bucnch of cardboard boxes taped together for the purpose of entertaining kids for the weekend.
drawing pen and ink deer in a living room, with pink clouds coming from it's humps.
A visit from the methane deer elicits no response from maggie. She is happy to wait till the scene plays itself out. I find the methane deer to be a magical creature and jump up to shoo it out of the house.
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Finshed this sketch book

I wrapped up this ‘moleskin, cassette’ book, full of unlined writing/journal pages, good for markers and pens but curled a bit with watercolors.

Hanging out with ‘P’. Notice the sweet adidas jacket, I will post the painting I did from this sketch later. 
Clem like to lay still while she gets her portrait done.


The boys watching ‘The princess bride’ with mom.

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The show, shop.

Something Happened.
Alex’s works for this show are slice of a complex and vibrant moment inside of what is often a mundane piece of reality.. Each piece is an effort to extract a cross-section from a commonplace experiences and show their wonder. His theme, “Something happened”, is an effort to illustrate the idea that we are all part of a bigger stories. Each piece is a slice out of these moments, moments we all share.

In the end I made 16, 5×7 collages. They are a fractured series of vignettes. I start by creating geometric patterns onto a 5×7 piece of paper, this serves as the foundation for the college. The collage is made up of colored paper and Ink layered between matte media. I cut small shapes, hands, heads, jaws, teeth, hair and beards out of colored paper. I spend a few days making patterns, and pieces, like stage settings. The narratives start to manifest at this point and decisions are made. Pieces are mounted and drawing embellishes are added between the layers of matte media. Some where before the final coat I attach it to a block of birch wood. The materials are simple and  I enjoy the process of building them up to create an effect of depth and atmosphere.

No.5 of 16, “Remember Me as I Was”. This illustrates the moment my dog first saw me after I shaved off my beard. Stepping into the kitchen, clean shaven and smelling like product, I startled her. She, for a moment, did not know who I was and readied herself for trouble. 

Ok now to the shop part….

“Now with sprinkles” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

Responsibility” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00 Sold
painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“El Tio Gio” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“Surviving rabbits” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“What the dog sees” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“Snow wizard” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“Response to trauma” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“Suit wearing a beard” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“Rub for luck” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“Facial hair on the wind” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“Sniffing the new hand shake” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“Nothing up this sleeve” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“Lucky friends” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“Friends sniff friends” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“Reflection of self” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

 

“Remember me as I was” Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch. $200.00




painting by Alex feliciano 5’x7′ collage on birch

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‘Paper 53’ has new tools and I think I like them.

If you draw but don’t do it in a computer (photoshop, illustrator, and more) you are going to enjoy Paper 53, it’s on the iPad. They have just released some new brushes and I am liking the roller (fill tool). Now some self promotion… look what i did with it. If you are inclined Please! add your drawing to the comments as I would love to see them!

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Car trip from Atlanta to Los Angeles.
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My old neighborhood.

… and you can check them out here: https://www.fiftythree.com/paper