Small Model for Huge Failure, 2012
36 Years Old 13x16” 2011
Jenn 5x8” 2012
This is my painting professor - coolest kid in town.
This guy is pretty much the reason I started messing around with oil paints. You should all rush to register at Arcadia for his fall Figure Drawing course. He is incredibly supportive and encourages you to do whatever you want, prefacing his class by saying that he isn’t the end all, so if you feel like you’re on to something then ignore him.
Dave Campbell is the bomb. (The self-portrait at the top is beautifully accurate.)
<3 Dave Campbell!
‘O words are lightly spoken,’
Said Pearse to Connolly,
‘Maybe a breath of politic words
Has withered our Rose Tree;
Or maybe but a wind that blows
Across the bitter sea.’
‘It needs to be but watered,’
James Connolly replied,
‘To make the green come out again
And spread on every side,