Embracing Boulders by James Lewis Hamilton

Featured in “SKETCHES & DRAWINGS & PAINTINGS” group 4/26/12

I discovered a three ring binder that had ‘copies’ of many of the pen and ink works that I produced for an art show at De Grazia Little Gallery in January 1997. It was a shared show with stone sculptress Adele deSimone of Manhattan, that was titled ‘Metaphors In Stone’. I contributed about 60 small 5 × 8 inch pen, ink and illustrator marker drawings on index cards of the Boulders of the Dragoon Mountains. Adele had eighteen small to large contemporary stone sculptures in marble, limestone, and granite.

The show ran for two weeks and attendance was good and we each sold some of our works. I subtitled much of my work ‘The Pornographic Boulders of the Dragoon Mountains’; so as you peruse this portfolio allow your imaginations to run.

There’s about fifty pieces that I’ve scanned in from colored copies I made before the show. Many I’ve not seen since then because they’ve been lost and forgotten at the bottom of a file box. I’ll load a few each day when I do load new work and attempt to show the variety of the work.

This work is primarily illustrator markers which was my first experience experimenting with them.

A persona who has apparently lived a relatively long, varied and eclectic life. My Red Bubble portfolios reflect my seeming persona… and IF there’s any veracity to these reflections then some sense of HUMOUR and enjoyment should be PRESENT!
‘Ola!’ ;~}}}

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  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageabout 3 years ago

  • James Lewis Hamilton
    James Lewis Ha...almost 3 years ago

  • Sue Nichol
    Sue Nicholalmost 3 years ago

    I don’t know what Freud would make of these, or my interpretations. They are like those ink blot tests that psychiatrists are so fond of….or so I have heard! Colours are amazing!

  • yes… I see… tell me Sue… what does it really bring up for you hmmm?
    LOL w/thanks ;-)))

    – James Lewis Hamilton

  • banrai
    banraialmost 3 years ago

    this is no boulder embrace….. a poor guy’s extremely deformed pps… me thinks lol! great draw James

  • yes… what’s that ole phrase about being ‘caught between a… and a … place’???!!!
    hahahahaaa thanks friend… sounds like you’ve BEEN there!

    – James Lewis Hamilton

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