Quantcast

Subscribe to:
POZ magazine
Newsletters
Join POZ: Facebook MySpace Twitter Pinterest
Tumblr Google+ Flickr Instagram
POZ Personals
Sign In / Join
Username:
Password:
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
December 27, 2014, 01:39:28 PM

Login with username, password and session length


Members
  • Total Members: 24305
  • Latest: swatter
Stats
  • Total Posts: 650538
  • Total Topics: 49669
  • Online Today: 195
  • Online Ever: 585
  • (January 07, 2014, 02:31:47 PM)
Users Online
Users: 6
Guests: 152
Total: 158

Welcome


Welcome to the POZ/AIDSmeds Community Forums, a round-the-clock discussion area for people with HIV/AIDS, their friends/family/caregivers, and others concerned about HIV/AIDS.  Click on the links below to browse our various forums; scroll down for a glance at the most recent posts; or join in the conversation yourself by registering on the left side of this page.

Privacy Warning:  Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. If you are HIV positive and disclose this in our forums, then it is almost the same thing as telling the whole world (or at least the World Wide Web). If this concerns you, then do not use a username or avatar that are self-identifying in any way. We do not allow the deletion of anything you post in these forums, so think before you post.

  • The information shared in these forums, by moderators and members, is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between an individual and his/her own physician.

  • All members of these forums are, by default, not considered to be licensed medical providers. If otherwise, users must clearly define themselves as such.

  • Forums members must behave at all times with respect and honesty. Posting guidelines, including time-out and banning policies, have been established by the moderators of these forums. Click here for “Am I Infected?” posting guidelines. Click here for posting guidelines pertaining to all other POZ/AIDSmeds community forums.

  • We ask all forums members to provide references for health/medical/scientific information they provide, when it is not a personal experience being discussed. Please provide hyperlinks with full URLs or full citations of published works not available via the Internet. Additionally, all forums members must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

  • Product advertisement—including links; banners; editorial content; and clinical trial, study or survey participation—is strictly prohibited by forums members unless permission has been secured from POZ.

To change forums navigation language settings, click here (members only), Register now

Para cambiar sus preferencias de los foros en español, haz clic aquí (sólo miembros), Regístrate ahora

Finished Reading This? You can collapse this or any other box on this page by clicking the symbol in each box.

Author Topic: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery  (Read 13268 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline thunter34

  • Member
  • Posts: 7,326
  • His name is Carl.
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #50 on: December 28, 2006, 10:22:19 PM »
I am almost at a loss for words here....


I mean, my gosh.....


I knew there was talent, but I didn't anticipate getting knocked over this hard by it!


You people amaze me.  You amaze me.
AIDS isn't for sissies.

Offline Longislander

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,486
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #51 on: December 29, 2006, 12:21:19 AM »
T- my thoughts exactly!

Carl, as always, you have great talent, I don't think it'll take luck to get you hung in the gallery, just a gallery owner with some sense!

Jan-as usual, awesome work.

Joel, interesting-ceramic shirts-cool! Digital thing, yeah....

Joseph- I'm not an art critic in any way, but I know what I like. I ABSOLUTELY LOVED the first pic in your photo essay!!!!!! It was an incredible shot, and a great feeling of serenety fell over me when I saw it.

KEEP SHOWING!!
infected 10/05 diagnosed 12-05
2/06   379/57000                    6/07 372/30500 25%   4/09 640/U/32% 
5/06   ?? /37000                     8/07 491/55000/24%    9/09 913/U/39%
8/06   349/9500 25%              11/07 515/68000/24     2/10 845/U/38%
9/06   507/16,000 30% !          2/08  516/116k/22%    7/10 906/80/39%
12/06 398/29000 26%             Start Atripla 3/08
3/07   402/80,000 29%            4/08  485/undet!/27
4/07   507/35,000 25%            7/08 625/UD/34%
                                                 11/08 684/U/36%

Offline anniebc

  • Member
  • Posts: 5,956
  • AM member since 2003
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #52 on: December 29, 2006, 04:57:22 AM »
Hi

Just finished this one..I'm still trying to perfect my tiger technique..I did this by following Bob Ross instructions..I still don't have the colours right and I over blended the top of the head so it looks a bit muddy...but I will keep trying until I get it right.. :D
I used a mix of oils and acrylics, maybe that's where I went wrong.

It's 11pm Friday night so it's off to bed for me.

Hugs
Jan :-*


[attachment deleted by admin]
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
Never knock on deaths door..ring the bell and run..he really hates that.

Offline Nadine

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,253
  • Member since: August 2005
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #53 on: December 29, 2006, 05:01:37 AM »
Oh Jan...he is beautiful!

Once again I am in awe of all the talent here!

Offline thunter34

  • Member
  • Posts: 7,326
  • His name is Carl.
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #54 on: December 29, 2006, 10:38:12 AM »
Jan-

Um....you say you went 'wrong' somewhere?   ::)

I see what you mean about the blurry on the top of the head, but it makes it look like you captured a bit of movement to me.  Like he's just laid his head down.  Just sayin'.

AIDS isn't for sissies.

Offline Strayboy74

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,054
  • tastes like chicken
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #55 on: December 29, 2006, 12:07:41 PM »
Joseph- I'm not an art critic in any way, but I know what I like. I ABSOLUTELY LOVED the first pic in your photo essay!!!!!! It was an incredible shot, and a great feeling of serenety fell over me when I saw it.

Thanks!

I posted all of the pictures for the sailboat essay - because it was a condition set by the group, that all of the pictures I had taken be made available to them.  I'm still working on my website to showcase photographs that I'm particularly proud of (there were only two in that photo series that I had given the link to).

My background is mainly in weddings and event photographs.  I DO NOT like posed photos.  Here are a couple more pictures that I took over that same week:

[attachment deleted by admin]
« Last Edit: December 29, 2006, 02:58:46 PM by Strayboy74 »

Offline Strayboy74

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,054
  • tastes like chicken
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #56 on: December 29, 2006, 12:08:35 PM »
others:

[attachment deleted by admin]

Offline GSOgymrat

  • Member
  • Posts: 5,054
  • HIV+ since 1993. INTJ
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #57 on: December 30, 2006, 10:00:15 AM »
I'm so impressed by everyone's artist ability on here! Unfortuately I don't have much artistic ability: I can't draw, paint, sculpt, sing, etc. I do enjoy my digital camera and have been trying to improve my photography skills. I've been reading books and would like to take a class at the community college. Here are some of my photos.










Offline gemini20

  • Member
  • Posts: 262
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #58 on: December 30, 2006, 10:49:10 AM »
It is so great to see such an amazing array of talent here - and such a variety of work being shown - fantastic.

i've just worked out how to make my digital camera take pics that aren't huge Mb sizes so I'm attaching a couple of other pieces of work.

Before I started painting dots (see earlier posts) I did lots of black ink doodles - nearly all of these large pieces were done in the first couple of years of my diagnosis so i think it was definitely the outlet for my feelings; and probably reveals rather more than I realise!

The other pic shows an oval bowl which I painted dots onto - I have a vast collection of hand painted ceramics which all got the 'dot' treatment! Plates, bowls, vases, platters - all just taking up space in a cupboard now which is a shame but maybe one day i'll get around to setting up a website to sell some stuff.

best wishes to all,

Emma

[attachment deleted by admin]
Diagnosed 11th September 1991
Current CD4 count 484 (26%); viral load undetectable (December 2011).
Restarting boosted Prezista 08/04/11

Offline Poz Brit

  • Member
  • Posts: 158
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #59 on: December 30, 2006, 11:36:13 AM »
A few of my resent Photos.

John(UK)

[attachment deleted by admin]

Offline CaptCarl

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,114
  • Located in the Palinsville subdivision, JesusLand
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #60 on: December 30, 2006, 12:00:42 PM »
The more that I see posted here, the more impressed I become. The variety of artwork on display here is amazing, everyone has a different eye for art and the different aspects of art shown here are a great cross section. I would love to be able to take pictures as beautiful as some of the ones posted here. When I do manage to get a good shot, it's usually due to accidental circumstance, rather than deft camera work... Keep it coming and let's see what others have in store for us.
   Capt.Carl.

  P.S. I went to the Gallery yesterday, but it was closed because of the snow that we're having....11 inches and counting. A new record for Albuquerque!
The only thing I can do straight is shoot..

Offline Boo Radley

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,252
  • Not a "real man" and damn proud, mithter... FAB
    • Animal Rescue New Orleans
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #61 on: December 30, 2006, 12:29:06 PM »
This isn't really art (duh...)  but I like to show people colors I use because they're always off.  I'm partially red/green color-vision deficient so I've always selected the brightest, gaudiest colors I could see.  The rest of the 100 crayon pack looks like a blur of almost identical colors so I go by name.


rusty nails 20

rusty nails 22

seeds 10

seeds 22

Boo
String up every aristocrat!
Out with the priests and let them live on their fat!





Everything I do, say, think, excrete, secrete, exude, ooze, or write © 2007 Sweet Old Boo, Inc.

Offline thunter34

  • Member
  • Posts: 7,326
  • His name is Carl.
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #62 on: December 30, 2006, 10:48:02 PM »
Maybe I'm being dense here, but why exactly isn't this art?
AIDS isn't for sissies.

Offline Boo Radley

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,252
  • Not a "real man" and damn proud, mithter... FAB
    • Animal Rescue New Orleans
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #63 on: December 30, 2006, 10:53:03 PM »
Maybe I'm being dense here, but why exactly isn't this art?

Assuming the question is aimed at me (and I'm always certain every comment is intended for me!) it's not art because it's crap I did while under the influence of mind-altering substances.  It's just dabbling.

Boo
String up every aristocrat!
Out with the priests and let them live on their fat!





Everything I do, say, think, excrete, secrete, exude, ooze, or write © 2007 Sweet Old Boo, Inc.

Offline Basquo

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,277
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #64 on: December 30, 2006, 11:02:51 PM »
I tried to be frugal with Christmas shopping this year, so one of the things I did was to pull out the paints and dabble with recyclables.

[attachment deleted by admin]

Offline twofires

  • Member
  • Posts: 345
    • Artists Farm
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #65 on: December 31, 2006, 08:42:37 PM »
new years eve, I am sitting at home with a burnt out transmission so I took some pics of these drawings I did years ago

[attachment deleted by admin]
Who was it wrote; Give any one species too much rope and they'll fuck it up?
-Roger Waters

Offline twofires

  • Member
  • Posts: 345
    • Artists Farm
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #66 on: December 31, 2006, 08:43:45 PM »
none of these have names, but they do have up/downs and left right aspects

[attachment deleted by admin]
Who was it wrote; Give any one species too much rope and they'll fuck it up?
-Roger Waters

Offline twofires

  • Member
  • Posts: 345
    • Artists Farm
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #67 on: December 31, 2006, 08:44:24 PM »
this one has J.R. Bob Dobbs in it

[attachment deleted by admin]
Who was it wrote; Give any one species too much rope and they'll fuck it up?
-Roger Waters

Offline Eldon

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,664
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #68 on: December 31, 2006, 09:16:09 PM »
Yes, I AM Supporting You!


Hey Timmy...

Creativity, Creativity, Creativity, and MORE Creativity! Excellent IDEA! Happy New Year!


Don't You Dare Give Up... Don't You Dare Give In...
BECAUSE It IS ALL Within YOU to WIN!!!

Offline Amosboy

  • Member
  • Posts: 156
  • Music is the panacea.
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #69 on: December 31, 2006, 10:12:11 PM »
Woooowwwweeee.....you guys are great and inspiring me to get myself off my rump and start drawing/painting more in 2007.

Jan:  Your tiger is phenomenal...of course, I have a thing for cats...this is gorgeous.

GSOgymrat:  Your photographs speak to me on so many levels...great color and full of life.

Twofires:  Your intensitiy baffles me...is this pointulism...my God, you must have the patience of a saint.

Strayboy74:  Love love love the candle and the skybarn shot.

David25luvit:  I'd like to see more of your things...sort of Modigliani-esque...very elongated and full of interest.

Emma:  please doodle more...I find this most intriguing.

Thanks....to everyone who is displaying...this is great.

And thanks to Tim for having a bright spot over is head  :)

Brooks
"Love isn't love unless it's not painfully absurb."

-Charlotte Martin

Offline twofires

  • Member
  • Posts: 345
    • Artists Farm
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #70 on: December 31, 2006, 10:22:43 PM »
not so much patience as time on my hands - that was from my 5-year sojourn in a federal prison camp
Who was it wrote; Give any one species too much rope and they'll fuck it up?
-Roger Waters

Offline Longislander

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,486
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #71 on: January 01, 2007, 01:26:25 AM »
Joseph, I have a few absolute favorites, and if there was coffee table book, I would buy it.
infected 10/05 diagnosed 12-05
2/06   379/57000                    6/07 372/30500 25%   4/09 640/U/32% 
5/06   ?? /37000                     8/07 491/55000/24%    9/09 913/U/39%
8/06   349/9500 25%              11/07 515/68000/24     2/10 845/U/38%
9/06   507/16,000 30% !          2/08  516/116k/22%    7/10 906/80/39%
12/06 398/29000 26%             Start Atripla 3/08
3/07   402/80,000 29%            4/08  485/undet!/27
4/07   507/35,000 25%            7/08 625/UD/34%
                                                 11/08 684/U/36%

Offline Amosboy

  • Member
  • Posts: 156
  • Music is the panacea.
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #72 on: January 03, 2007, 10:56:04 PM »
This is an obvious nod to Warhol.  I took this picture with a cheap 35 MM camera in 1989 and cropped the head out of the original photo, colored each frame separately and had it professionally printed to 3' x 3'.  The subject of the piece is a good friend of mine who was a boy "at the time of the photo" and is now "transgendered" (preop).  Color makes me happy!

If I'm ever feeling a little down in the dumps, all I need to do is break out the box of Crayolas and put a few strokes of magenta and blue on the paper....ahhhh....better.




[attachment deleted by admin]
« Last Edit: January 04, 2007, 11:25:23 PM by Amosboy »
"Love isn't love unless it's not painfully absurb."

-Charlotte Martin

Offline GSOgymrat

  • Member
  • Posts: 5,054
  • HIV+ since 1993. INTJ
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #73 on: January 04, 2007, 08:27:37 AM »
Very cool, Brooks!

Offline Jnm594

  • Member
  • Posts: 111
  • Fight! Fight! Fight the Good Fight!
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #74 on: January 04, 2007, 03:45:17 PM »
150,000 stitches and untold hours later, here it is. And yes this was done by hand...

[attachment deleted by admin]
When it gets hard I always listen to my favorite song of all time..........

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJEYu3KgWCE

Offline gemini20

  • Member
  • Posts: 262
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #75 on: January 04, 2007, 05:23:35 PM »
What a great deal of patience you must have to do so much stitching - I can only just about sew on a button so am suitably impressed with your skills. Thanks for sharing your work with us.

I'm attaching two more pieces to keep the thread moving onwards and upwards.

One more doodle for Brooks; and a couple of coloured pencil drawings from when I was experimenting with different mediums to work with.

Let's hope our creative juices continue to flow throughout 2007 - I am certainly inspired again so thanks for starting this thread.

best wishes,

Emma





[attachment deleted by admin]
Diagnosed 11th September 1991
Current CD4 count 484 (26%); viral load undetectable (December 2011).
Restarting boosted Prezista 08/04/11

Offline Strayboy74

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,054
  • tastes like chicken
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #76 on: January 04, 2007, 09:58:57 PM »

Offline skeebo1969

  • Member
  • Posts: 5,707
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #77 on: January 05, 2007, 01:25:37 AM »


  Wow...  I like everything I see.  You guys/gals really have artistic talent.

   This is an awesome thread.  Please keep em coming.
I despise the song Love is in the Air, you should too.

Offline Boo Radley

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,252
  • Not a "real man" and damn proud, mithter... FAB
    • Animal Rescue New Orleans
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #78 on: January 05, 2007, 03:54:41 AM »
I tried to be frugal with Christmas shopping this year, so one of the things I did was to pull out the paints and dabble with recyclables.

Those are beautiful, Basquo.  Do you do jobs on commission?  I'll take a set of 4 of either, or maybe 4 of each.  Do you have a catalog available?  Do you charge Louisiana sales tax or is that my responsibility (I love the La. tax forms section for declaring unpaid taxes for Internet purchases... as if!)?

Boo
String up every aristocrat!
Out with the priests and let them live on their fat!





Everything I do, say, think, excrete, secrete, exude, ooze, or write © 2007 Sweet Old Boo, Inc.

Offline Boo Radley

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,252
  • Not a "real man" and damn proud, mithter... FAB
    • Animal Rescue New Orleans
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #79 on: January 05, 2007, 03:59:30 AM »
150,000 stitches and untold hours later, here it is. And yes this was done by hand...

Yet another item I'd like to purchase from the AM arts and crafts catalog but I doubt I could afford it.  Do you give senior discounts???

Boo
String up every aristocrat!
Out with the priests and let them live on their fat!





Everything I do, say, think, excrete, secrete, exude, ooze, or write © 2007 Sweet Old Boo, Inc.

Offline Miss Philicia

  • Member
  • Posts: 24,522
  • celebrity poster, faker & poser
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #80 on: January 11, 2007, 12:01:19 PM »
Sorry the pictures have flash glare in them but alas, such is life in a small apartment.  Also, these are bout 20 years old because after receiveing my BFA in Painting in Printmaking I moved in NYC and spent every day up in a night club being fabulous instead of making art.  Maybe I should get back into it now.  I have a bunch of lithographs as well if I get the gumption to pull them out and shoot them.

I actually won best of show for my senior gallery showing for the 2nd picture, which is a diptych etching.



"Iíve slept with enough men to know that Iím not gay"

Offline allopathicholistic

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,258
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #81 on: January 17, 2007, 03:02:17 PM »
love the tiger

Offline Strayboy74

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,054
  • tastes like chicken
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #82 on: January 17, 2007, 08:12:14 PM »
Emma

Emma-

I love your zebra doodle... would you like to design a tatoo for me??

Offline gemini20

  • Member
  • Posts: 262
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #83 on: January 18, 2007, 03:10:00 PM »
A tattoo design - that would be so cool!!

Funnily enough I was thinking that if I got another tattoo done I would like it to be one of my original designs.

I'll give it some thought, get the creative juices flowing so to speak and be in touch!

Emma
Diagnosed 11th September 1991
Current CD4 count 484 (26%); viral load undetectable (December 2011).
Restarting boosted Prezista 08/04/11

Offline gemini20

  • Member
  • Posts: 262
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #84 on: March 12, 2007, 05:19:58 PM »
Thought I'd share the two new paintings I've done this last month while waiting for my blood results - they didn't help the numbers but at least they kept my mind off them for the moments when I was painting.

I'm sure an art therapist could tell me what my subconscious was thinking when I came up with these two!

Best wishes,

Emma


[attachment deleted by admin]
Diagnosed 11th September 1991
Current CD4 count 484 (26%); viral load undetectable (December 2011).
Restarting boosted Prezista 08/04/11

Offline allopathicholistic

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,258
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #85 on: March 12, 2007, 09:56:40 PM »
gorgeous. i wish i could see them live and up close

Offline Robert

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,649
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #86 on: March 13, 2007, 12:49:27 PM »
emma....

those are gorgeous.  I'm not sure they have much impact on my numbers either but they sure do make me feel good.  I love them!  I was never really familiar with this style until I met you.  I sure am glad you came into my life.

robert
..........

Offline Ihavehope

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,366
  • Yes, I'm a cry baby, AND WHAT?
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #87 on: March 13, 2007, 01:03:50 PM »


FRIDA KAHLO
Infected: April 2005
12/6/06 - Diagnosed HIV positive
12/19/06 - CD4 = 240  22% VL = 26,300
1/4/07 - CD4 = 200 16% VL = ?
2/9/07 = Started Kaletra/Truvada
3/13/07 = CD4 = 386 22% VL ?

Offline mjmel

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,069
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #88 on: March 13, 2007, 05:41:14 PM »
Some really attention grabbing expressions here.  Some very admirable talent.......including Boo's  work (which I think is as valid as the others).
I have no artistic inclination at all. I've failed my zodiac sign, Libra.
« Last Edit: March 13, 2007, 05:44:29 PM by mjmel »

Offline gemini20

  • Member
  • Posts: 262
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #89 on: March 11, 2008, 08:13:15 PM »
I thought I would resurrect this thread after I returned to painting in order to cope with the aftermath of losing my cat (http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=19214.0).

The poem that Cindy posted was the inspiration for my first painting in nearly a year. The whiskers are real, I emptied out the vacuum bag after Scatty died to try and find a piece of him - I got lucky with 8 whiskers!

The other two smaller paintings are just me letting off steam (in that very controlled way that I do!).

I had already planned to post this today and when I read Amosboy's thread I realised that having a creative outlet for dealing with the traumas that life throws up is such a blessing.

Maybe others will be inspired to share some of their creativity again.

Emma






[attachment deleted by admin]
Diagnosed 11th September 1991
Current CD4 count 484 (26%); viral load undetectable (December 2011).
Restarting boosted Prezista 08/04/11

Offline Winiroo

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,082
  • Positive since 1991
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #90 on: March 11, 2008, 08:34:02 PM »
One of my works in progress. I've played with this one for the last 6 months. Who knows when I'll decide it is done.

Modified to include my current avatar. Double me...






[attachment deleted by admin]
« Last Edit: March 11, 2008, 08:36:16 PM by Winiroo »

Offline Basquo

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,277
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #91 on: March 11, 2008, 09:04:39 PM »
The whiskers are real, I emptied out the vacuum bag after Scatty died to try and find a piece of him - I got lucky with 8 whiskers!

Emma, I thought I was the only one, but I started saving my cat's shedded whiskers and claws a few years before they left me (and they left me within two years of each other.) I thought I might do some sort of design in a shadow box, but for now I've only kept them in plastic pill bottles. I have to think of some type of shrine for my babies in the new home, and I'm thinking small decorative boxes which would hold their toys, brushes, whiskers and ashes. I know that they're gone and I should bury their remains, but they were there for me no matter what and (dammit here come the tears) I don't want to move on that easily. I'm not wired that way.
« Last Edit: March 11, 2008, 09:06:31 PM by Basquo »

Offline anniebc

  • Member
  • Posts: 5,956
  • AM member since 2003
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #92 on: March 11, 2008, 09:24:34 PM »
Hi
My painting were taken off by photobucket not sure why..so I thought I would put some of them up again.

I love all the new drawings and painting they are wonderful..such talent we have here.

Hugs
Jan :-*






[attachment deleted by admin]
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
Never knock on deaths door..ring the bell and run..he really hates that.

Offline Mouse

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,463
  • Om nom nom.
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #93 on: March 11, 2008, 10:46:22 PM »
I suggest everyone paint wombats.  ;D

Offline Oceanbeach

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,565
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #94 on: March 12, 2008, 01:13:49 AM »
I bluffed my way through Art class by turning in extra credit crap and giving it a name.  A piece of paper painted completely black was, "an example of the classic beauty of the night", while the same paper completely blue would serve as a seascape.

I have found myself comfortable on both sides of a camera lens and with film an processing being so expensive,  I have upgraded to digital.  There is a shop in the town of Sebastopol which has a section of broken statuary.  From that shop, I have chosen a headless Aphrodite and a beat up Venus, Goddess of Love to inhabit my own yard.  ;D Have the best day
Michael

[attachment deleted by admin]

Offline VM-Bass

  • Member
  • Posts: 38
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #95 on: March 12, 2008, 01:45:04 AM »
It's so awesome to see everyone's artwork.  While I can't draw stick figures to save my life, music is my passion and my life.  Here's a link to a video of the barbershop chorus I direct, taken last year.  I'm the big guy out front directing.   ;D

http://youtube.com/watch?v=vsnhE1MC8nI
1/11/08                  4/14/08         6/12/08

CD4: 927                    838               883
CD4%: 42                    40                 47
Viral Load: 2170           926               173

The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel...
---Shakespeare

Offline Ann

  • Administrator
  • Member
  • Posts: 28,140
  • It just is, OK?
    • Num is sum qui mentiar tibi?
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #96 on: March 12, 2008, 09:22:57 AM »
VM - I just love four-part harmony! Thanks for sharing that video... I've watched more of them from your group as well. Good stuff!

Ann
Condoms are a girl's best friend

Condom and Lube Info  



"...health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for." Kofi Annan

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

Offline AlanBama

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,647
  • Alabama: the 'other' 3rd World Country!
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #97 on: March 12, 2008, 10:41:36 AM »
VM,

Your group is FANTASTIC !  I enjoyed listening to them.

hugs,

Alan ( who is slightly prejudiced about all things "over the rainbow")  ;)
"Remember my sentimental friend that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others." - The Wizard of Oz

Offline Winiroo

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,082
  • Positive since 1991
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #98 on: March 12, 2008, 03:38:12 PM »
It's so awesome to see everyone's artwork.  While I can't draw stick figures to save my life, music is my passion and my life.  Here's a link to a video of the barbershop chorus I direct, taken last year.  I'm the big guy out front directing.   ;D

http://youtube.com/watch?v=vsnhE1MC8nI

Beautimous! Made me smile.


Offline anniebc

  • Member
  • Posts: 5,956
  • AM member since 2003
Re: For Our Viewing Pleasure: The AM Artist's Gallery
« Reply #99 on: March 12, 2008, 05:10:28 PM »
VM
Thank you for sharing the video with us, I really enjoyed it, and hubby being a muso loved the harmonies.

Hugs
Jan :-*
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
Never knock on deaths door..ring the bell and run..he really hates that.

 


Terms of Membership for these forums
 

© 2014 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved.   terms of use and your privacy
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.