Looking back is a relative thing, because the context of the current moment skews the truth. Why am I making artwork based on “hidden truths” found in western esoteric philosophy? This is a question I’ve been asking myself for awhile now. The short answer is that my definition of “being an artist” between high school and
I’ve been keeping a sketchbook to record the visual ideas that come to mind while reading Lectures on Ancient Philosophy. These sketches predominantly are based on the ideas from Manly P. Halls writings. Below are sketches 1-12 with explanations and plan for what the final image(s) will look like. Some of these are vector based for simplicity,
View my series Symbolic Reference or Heirachies of Thought for similar imagery. Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been sorting through images I’ve taken past and present. I just finished reading Manly P Hall’s Lectures on Ancient Philosophy and am working on converting his text to illustrations, something I’ve had in mind since I started this difficult book
About this website
The categories on this website are, for the most part, unfinished. I’ve mapped out categories that will continue to expand and grow as more pictures are taken over time. All images on this site contain copyright information with the year presented on each image so I can reflect on my progress over time. I’ve tried my best to filter images into the correct categories and this too is something that will continue to evolve.