Friday, January 23, 2009

"Oil slicks, the only rainbows that canvas gray concrete."

The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust!

When I found out about the poetry of Saul Williams in September of 2007, I submerged myself in his work: Slam, The Dead EMCEE scrolls, ,said the shotgun to the head, etc. I found it fascinating at how he addressed the galaxy and all of its positive/negative entanglements in his poems. My "discovery" of Mr. Williams ignited my lyrical liberation and inspired me to work beyond the bar I let others set for me. I don't know when, I don't know how, but one day I would like to meet him and actually present the final version of this piece to him... Oh yea, I wouldn't mind hanging out and sharing visions either, like most artists do. So until then...


"Tiggy Nardust"

Sunday, January 11, 2009

For my best friend

Good News!

My best friend Ernest has found the love of his life Denise!
That inspired this illustration of them along with a poem aka the "2 for 1"!

I have found a love
that makes my heart flutter

like the wings of butterflies
painting my soul
with natural hues

please stain me
with your colors

Drench my fired clay shell
please glaze me

You shine so bright
but thank God
you’re not as far
I’ll lay my telescope down
because you’re my earthbound star.


Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Sunday, January 4, 2009

Illustrations from over the break...

Lisa and Auntie


Wouldn't this be convenient?



Kanye West

Daniel Custodio