And now for something completely (and deliciously) different. This week's blog is a reflection of sorts and was written by visual artist Ben Gilbert of Crayons and Cardboard. The title of Ben's art business sums up his materials but not his extraordinary talent. Ben is a master at creating oftentimes hauntingly beautiful images meticulously imagined onto sheets of cardboard. If you haven't checked out Ben's work at Artistic Portland yet, you're missing out!
"I tossed a spicy Dorito to the fat pigeons of Burnside and Grand today... they pecked but did not nosh until I stepped on it... if anyone reads this I will be in a Starbucks after getting a burger and will look at 11/2 to see if any quirky things spark the creativity... The first 5 to read this and make it known they have read this can get a magnet or $5 off a commission.
I’m doing 6 survey apps not because I need the money but because I got the time... I’m not doing any shows because I’m not actually wanted.. more they need warm bodies... the cable show is still a few months away... I’m traveling east in December and got to stay focused on completing the one thing I’m planning on doing... going to the end of Cape Cod on the 21st and chucking apples into the ocean...
Parasite... The Lighthouse and Jojo are on my radar... Brunchbox is in my path so I go there every day.
The store I’m at now has become comfortable and I’m good with the new systems they use...