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Thought, pics, happenings.

It started with Derrick punching me in the face.

All of these pictures were taken with my phone. Not the best quality.

I was thinking about using some video screen grabs from my backyard wrestling days as backgrounds for my paintings. First up, a picture of Derrick (AKA The Militiaman) punching me in the face. The leg in the picture is the referee. I started the painting somewhat literal.

The painting sat in my studio for a few months. I felt like the idea was a failure. I couldn't not see the original photo.

Eventually, I turned the painting sideways and began painting new elements.

Today, I started adding a figure to the painting. I still see Derrick punching me in the face, and now, you probably do as well, but I like the direction the painting is going.

Emerson MurrayComment