Tag: re-paint

Reject pile for Natural Conclusions

About 15-20% of what I came across ended up working for this particular project. Here are the various reasons why pieces were either non-starters or failed along the way.

“Natural Conclusions” show at Kaleid Gallery

This show is the culmination of two years of collecting amateur landscapes in need of a little love.

“Natural Conclusions” – a new solo show at Kaleid Gallery

This March is my second solo show at Kaleid Gallery in downtown San José!

Re-paint: The Rooster’s Crown

This calendar’s story is about how the rooster got his crown.

Re-paint: The Farmer’s Fence

This calendar re-paint is about a story of a farmer who loses a sheep because a wolf snuck through a broken part of a fence.

Re-paint: The Monkey’s Loss

This calendar re-paint reflects a Chinese folktale about a little monkey who came down from the mountain.

Chinese Folktales on Repainted Calendars

Each of these started off as a giveaway calendar from a Chinese restaurant. I’ve been collecting these and “repainting” them by painting over everything except the main image.

Re-paint: Ye Xian (the “Chinese Cinderella”)

This is the third repaint of a calendar: this time the story I ended up picking is the “Chinese Cinderella”, Ye Xian.

Re-paint: Rabbit In the Moon

After a passing glance at the mist, it occurred to me that I could fill the rest with a meandering creek to echo the shape of the Great Wall and the mist.

Re-paint: The Dragon God

I’ve been looking for interesting things for re-paint projects that wouldn’t involve a nearly-complete re-paint, and this was just the ticket.

Sleepy Hollow

Besides doing the ultimate day-for-night rework, I also wrapped the matte in black satin and repainted the frame.

Re-paint: Spooky

The idea of re-painting otherwise ho-hum art appealed to me as a combination of recycling and redemption. I saw this landscape and instantly thought two things: Sleepy Hollow, or Beetlejuice.