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Spring Break!

I’ve been on Spring Break this week and have done my best to have fun with a bit of writing and painting — mainly painting, as my output this week might suggest!

Of this week's paintings, this is my favorite.

Of this week’s paintings, this is my favorite.

Brown Trees

I like this one, too. I was going for a washed-out, rainy look.

I like this one, too. I was going for a washed-out, rainy look.

I painted this one about a year ago. I wish I could remember how I did it!

I painted this one about a year ago. I wish I could remember how I did it!

Here, I tried something a little different.

Here, I tried something a little different.

Here's a close-up of the image above.

Here’s a close-up of the image above.

When I had leftover paint, I'd fool around with images like this one.

When I had leftover paint, I’d fool around with images like this one.

And this one.

And this one.

Marc Schuster:

Big thanks to H. Conrad Miller for inviting me to write a guest post on his blog, A Side of Writing, today!

Originally posted on A Side Of Writing:

I think a lot about order and chaos and our relationship to both and how the world in my mind is not the world in your mind and never will be no matter how hard we try. To express ourselves, to listen, to understand each other. We’re born into a world that makes no real sense initially, at least not to us, because all we know is that it’s colder than it was in the warm wet place we just were, glaringly bright by comparison, and filled with loud, horrible noises. Then we’re tired and hungry and sitting in a sack of our own shit, but we can’t make any sense of this yet because we don’t have language, and by the time we do get the words we need to make sense of it all, these horrible things are so far behind us and replaced with so many more…

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