Tuesday, July 14, 2009

The Tooth Fairy...

Hello Lovelies!

Well, I've been busy as usual up in here. Lately, I've been working on an illustration for a fellow Etsy Maine Team member and it's getting there. These pieces are all supposed to illustrate a recurring dream we illustrators have had and the interpretation of this dream has to be included in the artwork. I'm tackling the old teeth falling out dream and it's coming along nicely. I'm using scratchboard which is a bit tedious but I think it will offer some unique contrast in the final piece. I'll post the finished product next time...


The Norway Arts Festival went really well!!! The weather was great, the town itself was beautiful and quant and I met some really terrific folks. I will definitely be doing that one again next year. If you're a Maine artisan, you should look into it too!

So I have discovered yet another artist that you all need to check out. Anthony Kurtz is a photographer working out of San Francisco. His work is dark and rich and beautiful; the lighting itself makes his work engaging and he uses this work to make political statements about man and his world and how men treat each other. Here is just one example that I am coveting... I couldn't figure out how to get a print of this piece, but I really love it. The ferris wheel?! Needless to say.


And for those of you interested in a little publicity in return for doing something for a great group, Indiepublic is an organization based out of Portland, Maine that supports independent artists/artisans who own small businesses. They have a raffle coming up to celebrate their 2nd anniversary and proceeds will benefit charity, build site improvements and help establish a scholarship program to help indie start-ups get out there. I will be donating something to the raffle and if you're interested, you can visit their website for more information!


Let's wrap up with a movie review, shall we? This movie is completely ridiculous and I'll just say that right out of the gate. It's crude, it's cheap and of course... it's awesome. Night of the Demons is a romp into the world of teenage house parties gone awry, demonic possession and a demon who wears a black wedding dress for some reason and that's the least of it. The premise is something like: There's a house over a buried demon river and it's possessed many a poor unsuspecting reveler and Halloween is upon our party of mullet/pig mask wearers and of course... all of them get possessed and killed. But what really makes this movie a classic is 80's porn star turned "actress" Linnea Quigley. I'll leave it at that. This movie rates all 5 cobs and the sequel is even better.

Until next time: unpleasant dreams...

1 comment:

digit7853 said...

I wish there was an emoticon for the following: pleased, conspiratorial, with just a hint of rubber chicken to the face. - Leon