Digital Artpolitics

Make a Member of Congress

Guys, as you know it’s been a difficult few months, politically speaking. Many of us are worried about the future, are troubled about everything coming out of Washington and it kind of feels like we’re living in the exposition paragraph at the beginning of a movie that explains why things …

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Art I’ve Made Since November 8th Ranked in Order of Subtlety

How’s everyone feeling today? Good? Ready for the “greatness” to begin? No? So I’ve made some artwork in reaction to current events, as you do. Look, I really like my apolitical landscape paintings and my monster drawings but politics have taken up a huge part of my brain that I …

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Rotten underneath

Welp, this month in US politics has been a nightmare, and among the ways I’m dealing with the stress is via architectural metaphor. I know, I know, it IS the most obvious method of self-expression for someone who isn’t an architect. So! Here’s a thing I made! This was a …

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T-Rex of Paradise

Sometimes an image just takes you by the neck and won’t let go. Case in point was when MadArtLab contributor Emily posted this on twitter: Bird interrupts David Attenborough–link to video I mean c’mon, who doesn’t want to imagine a t-rex with that kind of plumage? I had to draw …

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Trump Words

So, I don’t know if you realized this, I mean it was barely covered by the media and no one was talking about it on twitter or anything, but there was a Presidential debate last night. Like the rest of this election cycle it was pretty stressful to witness, but …

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Things To Do Instead of Stressing About American Politics (if you’re me)

As I’m sure is the case for a lot of people, I’m finding this election cycle to be incredibly stressful for one tiny-handed orange reason. It really doesn’t help that I’ve developed this terrible political news habit that’s got me refreshing news feeds multiple times per day. So I really …

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WIP Weekend: More Paintings

For the first time in my life I have a convenient place to paint and make art and it’s really shown in my productivity. I don’t have to go somewhere far/haul supplies up five flights of stairs/paint in my bedroom or garage/rearrange the furniture all the time because the room …

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WIP Weekend: Landscape painting, now with real paint

This week I did something I haven’t done in quite a while, and broke out my oil paints. I love oil painting–the versatility of the medium, the tactile feel of the paint itself–but it’s not very convenient. When you compare the amount of setup and cleanup required when oil painting …

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