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An Afternoon With Kyle BlackCatTips Brooks (a friendly little visit)

Last fall, or autumn as some like to say, a few nice folks came to see me. They were attending a class at the Art Institute of Atlanta — film students with some fancy cameras and a mind full of … Continue reading

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Ol King Kole (happy old soul)

Ol King Kole was a happy old soul and a happy old soul was he. He would jump and sing and shake that thing and listen to the buzzing bees. He ran down the lane in the pouring rain and … Continue reading

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New Year New Art (painted thoughts)

What color is your breathe? What color is your blood? What color are your leaves? What color is the mud? Things grow in their own way. Paintings develop on their own. Usually they grow in a manner that suites them … Continue reading

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The Puzzling Pointy People (1000 pieces for charity)

Hi. I painted the Puzzling Pointy People recently for this project with 25th Century Games. They have taken my painting and converted it into a 1000 piece puzzle as part of their new project to benefit 4 Atlanta non-profit organziations. I am … Continue reading

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In The Shadow of The Flight Museum (painting in a tent)

(Part 1 of 2) Last month, inside a heavy-duty tent positioned in the shadow of the Delta Air Lines Flight Museum, I painted a mural. Over the span 3.5 days, film crews came by and they made a time-lapse. I had … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola Bottle (a bubbling’ bottle of good times)

Hi again. I was lucky enough to be asked to paint a Coca-Cola bottle for the World of Coke Museum’s Pop Culture Gallery. I felt luckier than a $2 bill … or is it a $3 bill? Anyway, I am pretty dang happy … Continue reading

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Thank You (go big happy)

Hi. I’d like to thank everyone for their support. It has been overwhelming and highly appreciated . I have received so many notes and emails full of encouragement. It will take me a while to get back with you. Thank … Continue reading

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I’m A Code Violater (art censorship)

Hi. I’m being targeted by Dekalb County, GA. The lead code enforcement officer told me to my face the items I have built and painted in my yard are not ART. He pointed and said “That is not art!” He … Continue reading

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Father Father (and an old red barn)

This weekend I painted these words “Father Father Holy Father” and then I put them on the barn. Today I wrote a poem to go along side them— To go between the screws holding it to the barn— To go between … Continue reading

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FireIight 2015 (bears around ga)

As yall know I have been working with The Georgia Conservancy over the last year. In 2105 we started a joint project called Bears Around Georgia (#bearsaroundga). As the year draws to a close the Georgia Conservancy is having a … Continue reading

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