House on Fire

July 07, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
"House on Fire", collaborative painting by Sek3 and Akira Beard I dreamed I was in a large house. It was occupied by several people. Many of whom felt familiar like acquaintances, yet distant in the way that I didn’t know anyone’s name. One room I was in, had me laying in bed with a woman. She was close to middle age, sort of attractive with an am...
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Drawing from Life... a collaborative artpiece with Sek3

April 04, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I started the day with sitting in a chair and drawing on a pad with pen, forming a cluster of figures. I’m here in a hotel in another country. The landscape isn’t that different from the U.S., I don’t however speak the local language. Waking up before the friends I’m staying with here, I’m unsure how to begin the day. Regardless of which however, I...
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The Self Portrait Project and the Psyche...

March 08, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
There are several layers to the Self. The personality, the psyche, the inner world of each our individual selves. My work as artist, and the life I live are integrated with the aim in peeling apart those layers. The Self Portrait Project is a continuation with having done this beginning around 15 years ago, my initiation with taking that first step...
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The Self Portrait Project...sitting in solitude

February 12, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
The Self Portrait Project Currently living in solitude, separated from the world in many ways. Often alone except when spending time together with a close friend nearby. Although the aloneness can be painful some nights, it is invited inside intimately like a companion with the desire in coming to know more each day who they are, rather than as an...
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The Self Portrait Project

January 25, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Welcome to the blog for this current body of work in its development, "The Self Portrait Project". Here I will share the creative process during much of this exploration with process pictures, stories, and so forth. In the upcoming weeks, I will be opening up an online store where these pieces can be purchased. With this I will be using a sliding s...
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