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Annual Sketchbook

May 8, 2010

It’s May and that means it that time when school Annuals come out. Back last week when I was out of a computer and lets face it enough current to power it. So to keep myself sane, one of the things I would to to occupy myself it up in the attic I found a 2000- 2001 Annual of this local university I had as part of a long forgotten job freelance job. So flipping through it, I figured Id borrow a page from Robert Crumb, and make sketches of some of the faces that stood out to me.. Mostly the ones that stood out from the mostly straight laced Christian school that this book was from.

Some of these kids.. who I do not know, what-so-ever, really look outta place. This by the way, is something I loath to do, when people ask me to draw them by pictures or their kids etc.. because, to be honest they are usually just normal.. there is no real unique looks to inspire.

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Howdy!

May 5, 2010

Back from the brink it does appear. I have a mess of stuff to update you on. And I also got some spankin’ new farm pix for you to gawk at.

Note the rustic look in above photo. The old farm house was in it’s death throws with it’s electricity and wireing, even worse the the big surge a few weeks earlier. We enlisted the one of the best electritions in the area, just in time as it really began going to pot. No good light to see to shave, etc.

Changing a breaker was beyond what was needed it turns out. A few decades of incompitent wireing and most of our outlets needing replaced. This computer even stopped working, turns out just not enough current was going to it.. too many room going onto one breaker didn’t help things either. Mind you our stress was at full tilt.

The man who worked on the house, last week, was on “Rockstar” of a electritian. He was confident “Don’t worry we’re gonna figure it out”. He works with his wife, and older couple well into their 50’s. Replacing the faulty light fixture in the main dining room during a tornado warning, with the braker is still HOT, isn’t “Rockstar” status, then I don’t know, what is? He then rushes out during that and the flood, and get washed away, figuring he could run to town to get a part at Lows.

We’re lucking to be on high ground, the floods here in Tennessee, this weekend are ledgendary. I think a few roads may still be out.

I heard that the Cumberland river levy broke and flooded the Grand Ol Opery Hotel, in Nashville, even. A friend let a flood victem stay at her house, while she is working in Iraq.

During all of this I recived my own donation, in the form of a second work computer, from my “High Buddies” partner Jason Mainella, of Spliff Tube and Xsessive Designs out of Montral, CA. new Wacom Bamboo tablet to boot and chalk full of CS4 Adobe software.I’ll chalk it up to good Karma, from when I donated a friend a extra PC, last year. I’m very behind in projects, never mind the web comic strip, this so helps me out.

Thanks to who all called me up to check on me during my “Technology Sabatical”. I’ll post the sketches I made to keep myself sane during all of this ordeal.

Oh, other good news I learned today is the return of Madhouse Radio Forums! is MH Live to far behind? Getting my high speed is next on list.. right after a hair cut.

“Hemperor” movie trailer

September 29, 2009

“THE EMPEROR WEARS NO CLOTHES” short film doc. teaser trailer, is now here!

The trailer for Jack Herer’s The Emperor Wears No Clothes short documentary. Celebrities and Activists read excerpts from Jack Herer’s best-selling Hemp book, The Emperor Wears No Clothes, to help demystify the many uses of Hemp and acknowledge its place of significance in world history. The short documentary will have its European Premiere this November at the High Times 2009 Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam! So book your travel now- you do not want to miss this chance to be a part of Jack Herer’s Global Call To Action! Thanks for your support of this important movie and movement. Please share with friends.

This also has my first film credit!!

Don’t forget also http://www.splifftube.com/henryhemp/

Henry Hemp’s new page with yours truelys art all on it!

Goin’ down to Mempho. part 1

June 9, 2009

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So I took the Greyhound bus out of Jackson, TN on down to the I-40 to downtown Memphis. With this fish….

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I could take the horse or the trolly…

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This might have been how the “Flameing Death Fearies” arrived?

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Trolly wins! …

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Recap and Intropection

May 14, 2009

I’m fighting with myself about just how much I should share with what goes on off the interweb here. you know the privite life that has nothing to do this the art or the things related to it. You people like the farm photos, but I ponder with how I should make public when it comes to family events like birthdays, graduations, holidays and the so on. A lot of that has been going on that has divided my attention the past week or so. I make a picture journal, with the intent of how I’d present it in a blog entry at the time. Yet… I catch myself that I don’t want to pull my family and privite life into the blogs of your.. that nobody will find interest in anyway. Everybody’s facebook and twitter account is bad enough. I get a little parinoid too.

Bottom line is, I want to keep this site focused on the public art and this buisiness goings on. I should keep the personal relationship drama out?
Am I shooting myself in the foot by even bringing it up her in the first place? .. yes..

There are things bubbling art wise.. though alot of crazy stuff, I’m not yet ready to reveal yet. I mean it’s all good . And do find myself putting it ahead of everybody else to a point. I’ve always been that way.

Anyhoo.. enjoy the fun videos.. the comics.. the Dr. Who and other crazy art and country pix.. ok?… cool! laters on!

PickTure Takin’

April 23, 2009

To get me head into another frame of mind. I went out drivin’ around the area out here in rural West Tennessee, where I live. I’ve been cooped up in the stufio for way to long, ya know?

Jimmy Wells Gro. You can get a little of anything here….

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In the vain of Sean Ward, a lot of these can be generic band album covers…

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Next up was “Garnertown” A lot more rougher area..

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These are at a run down race car dirt track.. it’s just up the hill from me. And durring the seasons ot was acrive I could hear all the action.. VERY WELL!! .. allll night long!!!….

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An abandoned old country store .. excelent movie local..

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And look there’s even a little lake right behind it!

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A big German shepperd was not fond of my pressence so got on out of there.

It got even more hairy when I took these at a red neck dive bar… That was next to this old little Barber shop….

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A old drunk came out all parinoid that I was takin’ pix (at a public place no doubt)

“whatca doin??” I first hurried back in the car.. thinking he was looking for a hand out.. as old sad drunks tend to do.. “they don’ like just any one takin’ pictures without permission” . I gave them some bullshit about how my dad used to go there to have his hair cut.. blah blah blah.. and got the golly fuck outta there!

I guess There were scared that thier little shit hole bar was going to end up on somebodies internet blog and be exposed… oh well …

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