I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It's a way of looking at life. Dr.Seuss

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Highlight




What highlights will bring us a new year?

(Sorry, Mr. Velázquez...)



15 comments:

  1. Happy 2012 Mr.Art is Jokken!!! Another masterpiece by valasquez (and you)!!Unfortunately the news usually only highlights the bad points of a year..and it is with those that jog our memories!

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  2. Rod, thanks ! Unfortunately you are right about "bad points".

    If there are highlights, there must be also lowlights. (Or highdarks?).
    And such LOWLIGHT happened this night already :(

    4:27 I got a call.....my Mac is AGAIN stolen from my office......( see my post october 11, 2011)

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  3. Hope so much you get only highlights from now on... Bah, a stolen Mac... Good luck this year art-is-jokken!

    fascinating drawing by the way.

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  4. More art, more humor, Happy 2012

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  5. brings to mind Plato's cave and the shadows...
    only here the portrait seems to be the epiphany that changed everything...
    (Manet's Olympia is lurking somewhere as well, ~~just waiting for the cat to show up.

    so sorry about the mac news.
    I hope you had a backup that was left in your keep.

    hopes for the best in 2012.


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  6. Beautiful work for highlight, is this a scratch board?
    That stinks about your mac... hope things look up for you in the new year!

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  7. Sorry you’re starting off the New Year on a “lowlight”. I am very intrigued by your “highlight” however. Nice work! Happy New Year!.... oh and thanks for dropping by :o)

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  8. ooo...I like this. Very Edward Gorey-esque. Nice!

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  9. Thank you nelleke, elena, Richard, heidialdin, Jack, E.R.S and illustration poetry for your comments!

    @ heidialdin : no , it is a pencil on paper.

    @ Elisabeth Rose: a flush of embarrassment rose to Artisjokken cheeks when you mentioned the great "amphigorygist" !

    "If you're doing nonsense it has to be rather awful, because there'd be no point."

    @ illustration poetry: do you really ? :)

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  10. very interesting line work and contrast!

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  11. Heisann!

    I remember seeing the original Velazquez painting of Venus in National gallery, London, seventeen years of age!
    I like your funny copy. I love the series of Picasso's versions of his Los Meninas, too!

    Join Blogger's Sunday walk ;:OD)
    The word verification for this comment is defres, very suitable!

    Happy New year!

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  12. I find this mysterious and fascinating. <3
    Sorry about your Mac...:( , hopefully that was the worst lowlight of your year 2012.

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  13. Your work lately reminds me to play. Experiment. Begin without knowing where I will end up. Thanks.

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  14. I agree with Elizabeth...very Edward Gorey-esque! And I love the animals in their festive garb!

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