The following were all created using the iPad’s “DrawSomething” app. Most of them are not very good, but I think they have an honest simplicity and a fairly vibrant use of color:
The following were a select few of my pieces done using professional colored pencils.
When I fled from the UK, one of the things my wife stole was my collections of colored pencils and art accoutrements. I replaced them with this:
This is the unfinished piece I’m currently working on:
I need ideas for what to use to complete the drawing.
When I was still in college, I dabbled in water color and oil painting done on canvas, and a few other media choices. The first are water color. The third is my dog, Zee, sitting in front of one of my oil paintings. Unfortunately, mold in a humid closet destroyed all my old paintings. The fourth photograph is stuff I did on scavenged pieces of wood. I had also done a whole bunch of drawings with ordinary lead pencil and charcoal I can’t find them, so I will have to look further.
Now, the following is epic. After my short relationship with the woman diagnosed with NPD (and Histrionic Personality Disorder with Schizotypal Tendencies), I fell into a great depression, and my kooky (psychopathic?) mother decided that the was to help me was to send a letter to President Clinton, and to all the senators and representatives from Arkansas. I was so appalled, I turned her letter in a work of art:
And this is me, working on one of the drawings with colored pencils pictured above, just as I’d started transitioning:
Art is very helpful for healing, as is writing and music. Give it a try, even if you think you have no talent or have never had classes. I’m not very good at it us, but it does give me an outlet to express how I feel.
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