The Punk

Homoerotica: The Punk Mixed media on watercolor paper. 9×12 inches. 2012. July 3, 2012 Watercolor $25 With this piece, I was trying to figure out which pose from that angle would look best and experiment a bit with the mix between ink and watercolors. I think I may have underdone the watercolor; however, I really … Continue reading

Red Heart Balloon (ATC)

“Red Heart Balloon” Mixed media on Artist Trading Card 2.5×3.5 inches. 2012. $4 With this one, I had wanted to experiment more with zentangles but not be so restrained by it being ink on paper. The earlier piece I did was without the zentangle and the balloon didn’t really show well; so, I added the … Continue reading

EcoArt: Reusing Materials for Art

"A Red Heart" (c) 2011 by Benjamin Vess. All Rights Reserved.

More info on this piece: Title: “A Red Heart” Dimensions: 10×8″ in a 12×12 frame Medium: Mixed media, framed and ready to hang. Date created: 2011 This piece has been sold. One of the things I’ve been inclined to do in the past year or so is to create the canvases out o reused materials … Continue reading

Slacker Alert!

"Remnants of a Few Masterpieces" (c) 2011 by Benjamin Vess, All Rights Reserved.

All right, I admit it. I’ve been slacking with my posts lately, and for a good reason (well, kinda). I’m working on a Christmas card painting (will be posting that up soon) as well as a couple of other pieces (one is 24in by 24in). Plus, I’ve been working at my day job, as well. … Continue reading

Purple Love

Purple Love. (c) 2011, All Rights Reserved by Benjamin Vess

More info on this piece: Title: “Purple Love” Dimensions: 11×11″ Medium: Mixed media, framed and ready to hang. Date created: 2011 This piece has been sold. This is the first piece I’ve done that’s complete and ready to hang. The idea had been sitting in my head when I first saw something not too different … Continue reading