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Merovingian accepted to international art competition

I entered an international art competition called the Art Olympia, a contest for new and emerging artists. The contest accepts artwork from all over the world, then all art will be judged in Tokyo, Japan. Yesterday I received a notice that my drawing Merovingian was accepted as one of 80 pieces of art from the […]

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Merovingian

Merovingian is a departure from the symmetrical mandala format. It’s an experiment in pure mechanical form inspired by nineteenth century lithographs of mining and industrial machinery and printing presses. Depicted in this drawing are wheels, pulleys, gears, bearings and axles, electric motors and cam shafts and a variety of mechanical forms assembled in a random […]

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Vessel of the Quancing Grig

Vessel of the Quancing Grig is meant to be an enhancement and expansion of the ideas I explored in Craft. The new design is more streamlined and compact but is an almost identical copy of the central cockpit theme in “Craft”. The fine pitched background shading was an experiment to add contrast to the image. […]

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Craft

The machinery and technology of spacecraft and aeronautics are fascinating and provide imagery that I enjoy blending together into a symmetrical structure. Propulsion and navigation systems, gauges, instruments, riveted bulkheads, landing gear: these are all parts of a space vessel which is partially transparent to expose it’s interior. In the center is the cockpit and […]