Monday, December 19, 2011

King Paemon

pen and ink 2011

A sketch of my submission for Tara Helfers wonderful project 72demons

What Monsters are We

This very large pen and ink drawing (42"X 60") depicts the chaotic and harmful nature of the mob mentality that exists in the American political system.  The piece is reproduced in a limited edition of 10 high quality full scale giclee prints and plus 2 proofs.  Enjoy.

Full Drawing 2010

original available

prints available


Detail 1
Detail 2

Detail 3

Detail 4

feathers 2010

This is a series of 30 intaglio prints depicting 30 birds whose migratory path takes them within areas of the world that are oppressed.  Socially, politically, economically etc...  the final piece consists of a book and folio of prints (unfinished as of now) both bound in copper, and locked in a steel box.  Birds are seen as an international symbol of freedom so I chose to represent the oppression of the world by locking these seemingly ethereal images away, only to be paraded out on special occasions.

Green Imperial Pigeon

Yellow Wagtail

Common Swift

Bare Throated Tiger Heron


Zitting Cistocole

Bohemian Waxwing

Belted King Fisher

Lesser Coucal

Blue Grey Gnat Catcher

European Bee Eater

Swallow Tailed Kite

White Wagtail

Purple Martin

Long Tailed Tit

Chestnut Flanked White Eye


Chinese Crested Tern

White Winged Widow Bird

White Necked Crow

African Reed Warbler



Redwing Blackbird

Tree Swallow

Speckled Mouse Bird
Scissor Tailed Flycatcher

Indian Roller

Mountain Bulbul

Ruby Throated Hummingbird

chameleons are pretty neat

pen and ink 2010
original sold

prints available

100 Acres

pen and ink 2010

warp factor 6

pencil 2011

So I am finally getting around to making one of these.  I'll be posting old work until I run out, then I'll post new work.  Enjoy.