Something To Think About
The logo on the left is of the high school I went to in Miami, New World School of the Arts. The other day I was looking at my old dusty year book (class of 2000) and I saw something I never really noticed before. Is it me or does the school logo look almost exactly like the design from Clockwork Orange? Is this a coincidence? Considering that the school is made up of creatives I find it very likely that Clockwork helped out/inspired the designer with the final school logo. Badass.
Clockwork in the New World Order.
Oil on canvas (2012)
I've been doing cartoon based drawings with india ink for the past year. This is my first attempt at this new form of painting for me. It's a mixture of expressionism and cartoon imagery from my childhood. I stopped painting women in the traditional sense and started using something more playful and nostalgic to pull new viewers into some of the same type of issues and themes I’ve been experimenting with for the past 5 years.
Kiki Valdes - Oil, acyrlic on canvas.
painting in Bogota, Colombia for Social Media Week. Here are photos of the process of the painting being created.