Below are a few digital sketches that represent a snapshot of what has been going on in my painting studio lately. Working digitally like this has the huge benefit of offering infinite flexibility when working with colors. I also love to dig for intuitive geometric compositions in my paintings, and Adobe Illustrator is well suited […]
View this post on Instagram Figured out a way to oxidize the lines, but learned the chrome also oxidizes some. #zerofucksgiven #nihilism #custom #zippo #cnc #engraving cheggit @frenchinald @bonethrower @mochelife I think I found a solution to the chrome also oxidizing. A post shared by Jonathan (@h0u9h) on May 22, 2015 at 4:44pm PDT That’s […]
Here are some new acrylic studies on plexiglass. They are explorations of techniques and color palettes for new work. I worked on the set simultaneously, so they make a nice set.
It has been likened to a picture of blood vessels or tumbleweeds, but I call it Tumbley. This painting is approximately 12 paintings made on top of each other then collapsed into one very noisy, smooth surface. James Hough Tumbley, 2014 acrylic on canvas 13.5″ x 63.5″
Believer, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 31″ x 47″ My most recent painting takes a turn toward representation. I used additive and reductive painting techniques to create the image, as I have been doing in my non-objective works, but this time I was evoking a still life by Henri Fantin-Latour, whose intimate paintings are so quiet, […]
I worked on this painting off and on for a long time. In fact, after my attentions progressively made it worse, I was driven into a brief retirement from painting altogether. “Who needs paint anyways!” I shouted silently to myself. “It’s just stupid goo!” But I pulled through and finished it, thanks mostly to my […]
“All Art Is Abstract Art”, bonus supplemental chart, from my upcoming comic book, Starving Artist: Jim Public Presents, Volume 1. For better viewing click the image to zoom, or download and peruse it at your leisure.