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Canaanite view of Cosmos

History, Part 6 – Compilation of Image Series and their Place

View more images inspired from this writing in my series Hierarchies of Thought, Little Planets, A Variety of Figments, and Ancient Illustrations Revised (in progress). I want to wrap up the images I’ve been putting together since the 2015 Winter semester at Eastern Michigan University and summarize how things are going. It’s important for me …

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Nowhere to Go

My Reason for Making Art (History, Part 6)

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 …

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Working Through Sketches

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’s writings. Below are sketches 1-12 with explanations and plans for what the final image(s) will look like. Some of these are vector-based for simplicity, some …

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Chandelier and the Heavens

A Collection of Images Representing Higher Meaning

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 …

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Submerged no.3

Convergence from Multiple Threads

View my entire series of Submerged (working on)View more images of The FlameView more images from Exposed Spaces Enclosed (moved into Little Planets)View more images from Microcosm Macrocosm This post will detail an overview of my work so far under the thesis of symbols and their philosophical implications. I began working with symbols because I believe they hold …

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Preparing for the Fall 2015 Semester

As I’m beginning this semester there are things I want to delve into things at a deeper level, such as composite photography, digital painting, and video slideshows. I’ve dabbled in these three things throughout my undergraduate program at UW Stout but have not yet pushed the potential of these techniques. My strongest composite photography can be seen in …

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Modern Society

Modern Society

How in the future we will adapt to this “social network” and instant gratification.!? In an insane ad-based society with more influences than physiologically able to comprehend, we ride on this journey of technology that is doubling in memory and functionality exponentially. It’s not a question of whether we can handle this. We can. If …

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