I hear noises when I look at your paintings. I hear the sounds l think these creatures would make. I could stare and listen for hours. I am captivated. Thank you for this. It has been a while since I found some art work that actually was inspiring as this is.
That's definitely a new take I have not heard, and I will definitely look into seeking that out as a resource now, . I can't remember if this is relevant to that, but one of my first influences had been Max Ernst's etching collages. Old school etchings revamped into weird modern terror pieces. Hm.
Oh yah, for sure. I pull a lot of inspiration from anything like that, so it very well could be just another element I've adopted. I try to stay well rounded when it comes to past resources, I like to think. I've gone so far as getting giddy over Kathe Kollwitz and Camille Claudel. Randomness.
Oh my, thanks for the thoughtful comment! I've had problems in the past with making things a little too grizzly, when it was never my intention, so it's good to know I'm working away from that while still retaining the disconcerting factor. Thanks again!
Haha, no it's all right! Actually, looking at it in that context, the creature on the left could be considered the "rapist" and the elk is simply there to save the odd crater creature there in the middle. I admit my stuff has a bit of sexual undertone, haha, hence that not so concealed sack hanging there.