Poured Painting

Recently I discovered a new painting technique that I immediately fell in love with. It's called poured painting. The idea is to mix acrylic paint with some kind of flow medium, Floetrol or Liquitex flow medium, to thin the paint out. Then using a variety of techniques you simply pour the paint onto the canvas, and tilt it around to get even coverage.

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2016: A Daspetey Year in Review

This year will go down in the history books as one of the stinkiest. We lost so many incredible influential artists; people that had shaped so many of our childhoods. There was a lot of bad crap that 2016 dumped on us. But there was also a lot of good.

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500 CDs on my floor

Yesterday I received my order of CDs from the printer. All 500 of them. And they look gorgeous! I'm so happy with them! I've always had a small obsession with seeing my artwork in print, especially in multiple quantities.

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Poképarty

Man, it looks like everyone is playing Pokemon Go. I can't remember the last time a game had this sort of universal appeal. It's kind of nuts really.

I haven't played it yet, but I did manage to fake a screenshot.

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Printing out books of notes

Recently, I've started collecting my daily writings into books, separated by year. I then print them out using various print-on-demand services. When they arrive in the mail, I am gleeful. There's something really magical about getting a book in the mail, and it's full of words that you wrote. But then, I've always loved seeing my stuff in print, whether it's artwork, text, or even a manufactured CD digi-pack of my music.

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A couple covers

For some reason I've had Katy Perry's Dark Horse stuck in my head for a few days now. So I decided to cover it. I thought it'd be fun to slow it down and make it a bit moodier. I think I might do the full song at some point. Maybe when I'm ready to record my first full cover album.

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