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24" x 18"
oil on masonite

Comments (7)

Your palette seems to be a modified version of Rembrandt's. The depth of color even in the darkest of shadows, is evocative of that style. Very classic and classy.


I really enjoy painting the shadows within shadows and the highlights within highlights. I'm shooting for a theatrical feel, as if my models are on stage.

Fr. Gregory:

...something like a resurrection when contrasted with the subject a few days ago. Your work speaks well at many levels.

I guess "The Blind Robot Juggler Waves Bye-Bye" indicates a much lower-brow approach to the work; perhaps I merely enjoy the art on a different level. Or it speaks to me in a different language--for example Sunday's Get Fuzzy.


Trailing on Kevin M's thoughts:

Seems to be a metaphor for our times; blind (no eyes) and arms outstretched, head tilted towards the warmth of the light, yet still in darkness looking for a way out.

Or have I had one too many Bushmill's today? :o)


Looks a bit like a little wooden bullfighter. Olé!


The first thing that crossed my mind when I saw this one was "Maestro."


John Cox is a painter, cartoonist, and illustrator for hire. For information about purchasing existing work or commissioning new work, contact him by e-mail at john555cox [at] hotmail.com.

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