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November 17, 2017 - 4:49pm

I got filmed riding home from a street fair a few weeks ago.
this guy is awesome!

Love that woman messengers ! R just as Fucken strong as us! Look at sister kick ass making that money

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April 20, 2017 - 6:44am

If you like my shirts and wear any size but medium
you can find a great deal at my Etsy shop!

January 27, 2017 - 9:35am

Yesterday my lovely niece Sophie and I had a great afternoon
strolling the LES looking at work, we started on Canal and Orchard
at Miguel Abreu Gallery where they had a cool show of Cuban Socialist Posters


From there we headed north walking in and out of a billion galleries.
So many great shows!

I love using the NY Art Beat app to see what's going on.

January 13, 2017 - 9:02am

Super excited about using a CMY palette
I haven't really started yet, it needs to really switch at the beginning of a new painting
looking at stuff differently. I guess the big changes will be that I have never used Magenta as a mixing color

and the idea of going through orange and red with it enthralls
I have shied away from mixing fuchsia and yellow because I think of magenta being so close to purple

and I rarely use cyan/thalo, and when I do it is to go green and not into the red blues
I've never mixed thalo and magenta,
now I'm imagining mixing colors with a fuller rainbow


January 6, 2017 - 10:32pm

Bikes are beautiful,
& because they’re designed to carry the figure there is something very figurative about them.
Something natural and not, because they are made to fit our proportions.

They make lovely compositions.

There are great frame makers who make beautiful bikes that are works of art to begin with and are wonderful to look at (and paint pictures of)

Bikes get personalized through use, either with deliberate customization or wear and become unique and associated with a person.
I often see my friends bikes locked up outside and know they are around, painting bikes celebrates my community and celebrates cycling.

When people bring me their bikes to paint it is great to learn the ways they are into cycling and always very positive, humbling and inspiring.

Bikes are both unique and universal
They are a powerful symbol of independence.
With a bike you are going somewhere!