Tag Archives: notes from an easel
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Death Rattle

“We are all bound thither; we are hastening to the same common goal. Black death calls all things under the sway of its laws.” Ovid Please follow and like us:

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Climbing trees.

This was a week ago, so I’m further along. Please follow and like us:

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Bugging out

Been locked in the studio for a full six days solid on this one. Please follow and like us:

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Tending the garden

This is me, applying the final flourishes to a piece that may turn out to be called “Infernal Pitts shall never hold celestial spirits in bondage”, which of course is a couplet from Paradise Lost, but may end up being called ‘spirits unbound’ because it’s far easier to remember at my age. Please follow and like […]

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Something Witchy

The death of Manson

You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody’s crazy. Charles Manson Please follow and like us:

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Greg Escalante

1955-2017 Please follow and like us:

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Riding a dark horse.

Back in the saddle on this one then.  Pushing my charge to the finish line while I manifest the next series.  Please follow and like us:

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The Devil Tarot

The Devil Tarot

Currently on my easel, is a commissioned work that will eventually be part of a Tarot deck, comprising 78 artists from around the globe. Please follow and like us:

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Up to the cieling. Down to the floor

Here I am like Virgil in Hades, walking on tinder’s whilst feeling the heat ,still a mad dog and an Englishman staying out of the midday sun whilst pushing to forge my day in it. Please follow and like us:

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Van Gough in the studio

Speaking in tongues

Here I am, working on the beginning of the end, though still four short of that sum when all said and undone.  Please follow and like us:

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Man/Son: the Haunting of the American Madonna-a series by David Van Gough

Rise – 30″ x 40″ | Oil on canvas Here it is, the full measure of the Man/Son showcase, a months work -the culmination of a years research, of which seven of the pieces were completed in two weeks. I’ve sworn never to undertake such a task again. Please follow and like us:

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Bad Vibes painting by David Van Gough

This piece is called Bad Vibes, and is something of a key for the series I suppose. Its the final piece, and although I’m a day from calling it a day-or at least a month, I could argue that the quagmire of madness and festering research, that surrounds the Manson case will never end. Please […]

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