The more i practice for the art of Tattoo the more my half finished ideas of art and expression slip away, today i sought to rekindle one such project, changing the pen for the brush to take on an old adversary
In 2012 i started a series entitled ‘Life In Little Pieces’.
The idea was to create a wall of 12 ‘saints’ all of which have had their place in my life past and future. essentially they are all self portraits /. They would be exhibited in a row, like the imposing art in a christian church, but take on a more gothic and self reflecting tone. Rather than these idols that celebrate the idea of virtue and sacrifice i wanted to focus on the parts of humanity which we might not want to fully admit, misdeed, alienation, heartbreak and ultimately, mortality.
Liberating isn’t it? Comforting also… .. .. . Be aware of and take pleasure in your own mortality it will help you to do things you never thought you would.
Any wrong doings you’ve witnessed.. . …. . . Don’t worry they’ll get their comeuppance and die too.
Everything paid for and recycled in one swift motion.
‘Fig I’ (Memento Mori) Acrylic and Gloss on reclaimed Mirror Frame
Get a little closer.. . .. ..