forced perspective has been selected to another film festival, the kingston film festival in new york…info HERE

 

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that’s where the big ones are

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so i went fishing last night as promised and in my previous up date i put out a request on lucky shirt suggestions….i got not one email…so, the hell with it, i went with the power and the glory, “saxon”, and saxon came through for me good. i pulled in 21, mostly channel catfish and blue catfish, all but two actually…and all big, no babies… a few grandpas as seen in pictures. now for my liberal friends fret not, i catch and release so they all got back in the water and on there way…big shout to my boy kevin who took me to the sweet spot in sandusky ohio.

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ok, gear is set, i got my fishing poles restrung with braided 30lp test for the fishing trip tomorrow….yep we’re going for the big ones on the sandusky pier at night…blue catfish and channel catfish…using shrimp to bait them in. i need to pick out a better lucky shirt though. i love angel but that shirt was of no help (see july 25th up date). any suggestions? i’m thinking voivod, vintage rush concert shirt, saxon, northeast ohio hardcore shirt, or piggly wiggly….and you women find it hard picking out what to wear.

this is what i’m going for

Ictalurus furcatus, Blue Catfish, 19940825 001

Ictalurus furcatus, Blue Catfish, 19940825 001

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haunted

got a new piece in the originals archive gallery (there’s several) , the piece is called ”here comes your ghost again”, and it’s pictured below. the title is from a line by judas priest’s song “diamonds and rust” but it’s not about that song. i use a lot of songs for inspiration, many are just from lines in them…this piece is about being haunted by a memory for me. the full line from the priest song is “i’ll be dammed, here comes your ghost again”, i would have titled it that but felt it was too long…and here’s a little known fact, thats not even a judas priest song, it’s a cover from a joan baez tune..who would have thought? baez and judas priest….another song covered by priest is “green manalishi”,  was originally done by fleetwood mac of all bands… priest kicks some major ass on that one.

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i get up, make coffee, watch the today show, shower, walk the dog….this is my morning. today on the today show was this country bumpkin who is some kind of god in the country bumpkin world. his name is jason aldean. i am now versed in jason aldean’s musical career., like this is the tenth year he’s been in music and every release he’s ever put out went platinum….yes the world is not fair. he had this cowboy hat on that made it almost impossible to see his eyes..and in every picture they showed of him throughout his career he had a cowboy hat on, now that makes me wonder, what is he hiding, or more like, what is he not hiding, i bet it’s whole head of nothing and cowboy musicians have to have hair, just like they have to sing about tailgates on pick up trucks, southern sky, and sipping’ jack denials…which he did cover those subjects…oh, they did slip in a rock lead guitar as to win over cross over fans….woe there cowboy, not gonna work, yee ha!

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ok ohio folks here’s some dates to remember….the grand opening of my DHG gallery is aug 21st that will be an art show and also be a book signing. the gallery is located 1300 west 78th street, 2nd floor in cleveland ohio. i’ve also put together a pretty cool group show in october which i talk about in my july 22nd update, and on september 5 i’m having an opening 5 – 7pm and a book signing earlier from 3 to 5pm at rivet gallery in columbus ohio, it’s called “loneliness will get you in trouble”….that’s what i have for you ohio, see you at one of those events…ok?…ok then

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1st good times today…i got to go around and around with the irs…that good time was sarcasm…the 2nd and real good time is i got my copy of the new dr. seuss book, “what pet should i get”?. if you haven’t heard about it google it, it’s brand new old work that was recently discovered….it has fish as an option of pets that should be gotten along with a ton of other things, you know how i love drawing dr. seuss fish. not only is it an instant classic dr.seuss book with wonderful drawings, the back of the book has a bio on his love for animals with pictures of him with his pets….yes a must get….the ending is a cliff hanger. the third good times is the hack is almost over, only two more pieces that need re-posted in the originals section…actually there’s new ones up now as well…take a look – originals gallery – some are done with a potato

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i just got done mowing my lawn, front and back…i rent a brick house in the suburbs and life is wonderful…no more car break ins, no more piss on my door, no more shit on the side walk, no more confrontations with club 21 trash (men’s shelter) who are all mostly coming out of prison, no more parking tickets, no more people screaming in the middle of the street in the middle of the night ….just awesome neighbors, quiet, bird nest on my back porch, huge shade trees, deer walking around, everyone says hi to each other, like i said, wonderful. city life is for gluttons i say

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hey, that’s my i caught a baby sheephead wearing my lucky angel shirt behind pats in the flats face from yesterday. actually got several more, but all small….angel shirt you ask? well shame on you if you don’t know about their first 3 records, i’ve been into them since the 6th grade. that’s one band i would be a fan boy about…their last three records aren’t all that, if you choose to buy one, get “on earth as it is in heaven” great record and amazing cover art.

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i got very old school last night and printed with a potato…when the hack is over they’ll be in the originals gallery…off to go catch the big one…see last post

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