Monthly Archives: September 2014

East Atlanta Strut (4th time around)

The East Atlanta Strut was last weekend. This was my 4th time around with this event. Actually 4 years ago it was my very first festival show. Ain’t that something? These type of shows are a lot of labor but … Continue reading

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Things I Have Done (since Monday)

Had weird dreams and woke up stressed. Worried about things. For example: Willl the belts inside the washing machine snap during the spin cycle. Drove to Snellville, GA. Got really excited when a new glue mixture worked out. Washed most … Continue reading

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Awesome Ossabaw (a Georgia Conservancy Adventure)

Ossabaw Island—what a unique place in a modern world. I was asked to go last minute by Bryan at The Georgia Conservancy. We had spoken before about me attending one of their trips to beautiful locations around the state. This … Continue reading

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Strongest Man Winner

We were on the way back. Hot outside and humid. Inside pretty hot too. Always humid. I was in a bad mood. Sweating and cussing. The pavement was hot. Cracked and dirty. We waved at them from the 285 bridge. … Continue reading

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A Cow and A Pig (Fox Bros Mural)

(A) I painted a little mural at Fox Bros Bar-B-Q. I started early in the morning. I painted without coffee or my music. Maria helped me the first two sessions. I ate no BBQ. I ate no sauce. I had no … Continue reading

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Biker Guy (and friends)

I drew Biker Guy monday. My new friend Harrison told me he was buying a bicycle yesterday so I sent him my new drawing. He then posed for this version with his new shiny ride. It makes me real happy. Just remember… Biker … Continue reading

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Wandering Home (the book is out)

I am happy to announce that the book project I have been working on this year is now published. The book is Wandering Home, by Tom Roddy. I painted the exterior and interior art and Maria designed the book from scratch. … Continue reading

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A Trip To Summerville (in the summer)

Yesterday we drove up to Summerville, Georgia to look at the crazily obsessive art in a yard of a man named Finster. I had never been to Paradise Gardens. It reminded me a lot of my grandpa. The little notes … Continue reading

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Go Out – Do Stuff

It was hot outside but I wasn’t feeling so hot today. I don’t feel so well now. But I had a little unexpected art adventure that made me forget about my silly sufferings. Jonathan Mushroom was stopping by to pick … Continue reading

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BlackCatTips (A New Film)

Earlier this year I spent a couple days with Ben Rollins and a class from the Portfolio Center in Atlanta. They filmed me talking and painting and climbing ladders. We had a good time. After a few months the little film … Continue reading

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