Category Archives: hand painted signs

Back In The Saddle (driving around the eastern suburbs)

A storm was moving in.  I did not know it, as the sky looked blue and it felt more like March or April than early February. I had been real low and confused about things over the past few days. … Continue reading

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The Streets (ol’ black river)

Last weekend I wrote a poem and then painted it for an event for The Streets magazine. The poem discusses how we all flow down these everyday roads together, yet seldom talk… but sometimes the “streets” talk back to us. If … Continue reading

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Frenchy Fry Land (blackberries and grasshoppers)

Along the roads you pass everyday on the way to the “far away Mexican” and the grocery store and the movie theater there are lots of blackberries and grasshoppers. There are also lots of signs. Some of them you look … Continue reading

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SCOPE (art delivery)

This weekend drove to Plains, Georgia to deliver a SCOPE bottle to Mr. John Williams. SCOPE stands for Sippin’ and Chilling On Paddling Expeditions. It is an offshoot of the Georgia Conservancy trips program—a unsanctioned yet fun loving subgroup. The SCOPE … Continue reading

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Do You Know What A Risograph Is? (I didn’t)

Hello again. I made some paintings on paper that Mike Lowery and I turned into prints using a Risograph. Do you know what a risograph is? I did not but now I do. Think of a so old school its … Continue reading

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Carmen40 (streetfolk in the country)

I put art wherever I go. A lot of times I do not go too far so the streetfolk art stays near my house. Other times I get a chance to take art way out in the country. Sometimes my art … Continue reading

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SQURLS (That don’t sound right)

I made a wooden sign that read “SQURLS“. I found the wood after a meeting at a local breakfast joint. Later I painted on it and even more later I have been driving around looking for the superb spot. Today … Continue reading

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The Red Building (Thomasville Cemetery signs)

I painted some folky hand-lettered signs this week for the Thomasville Cemetery Restoration Project. It has been ignored and disrespected for a long time until a couple clean-ups in recent years. The graves date back to around the Civil War. There are … Continue reading

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A Business Needs A Sign (or two)

There is a little food hut down the hill. Sometimes it is open. Sometimes it is not. These times vary greatly. It has had a blank sign in front of the small establishment for several years. The sign was red. … Continue reading

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Early Signs (pollen on the ground)

I got up early today. Maria had some last minute edits for the book we have been working on. I got up and started painting signs– coffee drinking and toast making and sunrise watching. The turn of spring is well … Continue reading

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