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I'm a professional artist. My paintings are in a whole bunch of galleries around the country. And you know what I just did? I painted a few datalounge-themed paintings. I painted these as a lark, and I'm not sending them to a gallery. Let me know if anyone is interested in them. Check them out at the link! Click the home screen to see more of my art. Thanks!

by Anonymousreply 7207/01/2013

[quote]I was born and raised in Boston, and have an MBA from Dartmouth in Hanover, New Hampshire. I was an Account Executive at the Leo Burnett ad agency in Chicago, and then the Director of Retail Marketing and Advertising at Polo Ralph Lauren in NYC when I moved to Nashville to become a songwriter. After enjoying the success of having a few dozen songs recorded, my life and creative output took yet another turn, and I traded my guitar for a paintbrush.

How old were you before you were diagnosed as bipolar?

by Anonymousreply 106/19/2013

Love the Joni one. Hilarious, OP.

by Anonymousreply 206/19/2013

Lovely. But you didn't show my dick as big as it is.

by Anonymousreply 306/19/2013

How can we buy your Datalounge art/prints? Make more! I love it! I want a Let's Roll Cinnamon Buns sign for my kitchen.

by Anonymousreply 406/19/2013

OP: I am not sure if this (you) are for real or not but I really like the art at the link. It's kind of simple and pure and very natural.

by Anonymousreply 506/19/2013

Love them! They would make a lovely set of note cards, as well!

by Anonymousreply 606/19/2013

OP, how do you get galleries to show your paintings?

by Anonymousreply 706/19/2013

Good job, OP. The style of your work enhances the often childish, juvenile behaviour that goes on here but also acknowledges the wounded inner child in all of us. I feel comprehended. They are far better than we deserve.

by Anonymousreply 806/19/2013

I want a "Die in a grease fire!" poster

by Anonymousreply 906/19/2013

Where's my tribute?

by Anonymousreply 1006/19/2013

Can you paint little Barnaby with his mouth a circle: "Please! Someone shit in my mouth!!"

by Anonymousreply 1106/19/2013

Note cards are a great idea. As would be small prints. I would totally buy either of those things.

by Anonymousreply 1206/19/2013

I remember you, OP.

by Anonymousreply 1306/19/2013

I clicked to buy This.Never.Happened and, boy, was I disappointed.

by Anonymousreply 1406/19/2013

OP here. I have a licensing agent for cards and reprints, etc, so I legally can't print anything on my own. I sell originals through galleries and through my web site. I love painting, and am thrilled I get to do it.

by Anonymousreply 1506/19/2013

Cute, OP.

No Huey Long busting heads, then riding away on a Harley?

by Anonymousreply 1606/19/2013

My favorite is your dog presenting its hole:

by Anonymousreply 1706/19/2013

Really, I love these. Do you take DL requests?

I, too like the idea of making them into note cards.

Enjoyed the non DL art as well.

by Anonymousreply 1806/19/2013

Very cute

by Anonymousreply 1906/19/2013

[quote]I want a Let's Roll Cinnamon Buns sign for my kitchen.

It's "Let's Roll Cinnamon Rolls."

by Anonymousreply 2006/19/2013

R20, with "Buns" the artist can incorporate a Matt Damonesque ass into the sign. It works on multiple levels.

by Anonymousreply 2106/19/2013

Yes, it works on the Matt Damon level with "buns." It does not work on the DL level so the "Let's Roll" portion doesn't connect and is meaningless.

by Anonymousreply 2206/19/2013

Madonna or GaGa? Hmmmm....

by Anonymousreply 2306/19/2013

I enjoy the This Never Happened one most of all.

by Anonymousreply 2406/19/2013

Barnaby's pussy stinks.

by Anonymousreply 2506/19/2013

Cheryl never fails to make me laugh. Thank you,.

by Anonymousreply 2606/19/2013

Your entire Misc. section would make fabulous wrapping paper.

by Anonymousreply 2706/19/2013

OP here. And, yes, I do take requests/commissions. If anyone is interested in anything, just email me through my web site. My prices are lower than you'd think. Thanks!

by Anonymousreply 2806/20/2013

Your art sucks!

by Anonymousreply 2906/20/2013

Very cool. I like them.

by Anonymousreply 3006/20/2013

[quote]Can you paint little Barnaby with his mouth a circle: "Please! Someone shit in my mouth!!"

That should be:

[quote]"For the love of God, someone please shit in my mouth!"

by Anonymousreply 3106/20/2013

These look more like greeting car illustrations than art.

Everything has a very self-conscious "What will sell in a gift shop" vibe to it.

by Anonymousreply 3206/20/2013

your aesthetic is remedial.

It belongs on a greeting card.

by Anonymousreply 3306/20/2013

I emailed you, op.

Ignore the anonymous critics. Geez, people. If you can't say anything nice . . .

by Anonymousreply 3406/20/2013

These are fun, OP.

I want "I'm telling you NOW so I don't have to tell you THEN" to be your next masterpiece.

by Anonymousreply 3506/20/2013

"I have stated my boundaries!"

by Anonymousreply 3606/20/2013

Adorable & I love the colors.

But why does the little fellow have only one expression?

'I Smell Cookies' ...should have a happy 'I Smell Cookies' gayface, instead he just looks sad.

by Anonymousreply 3706/20/2013

Dumbshit at R38, why the fuck would you post that in this fun thread??

by Anonymousreply 3806/20/2013

R38, I dare you to post that rant on all of the most recent 30 threads here on DL then.

by Anonymousreply 3906/20/2013

I would love to see Barnaby snacking on some Almond Roca at a nursing home.

by Anonymousreply 4006/20/2013

R38 is probably that moron who moved to Leipzig or Lederhosen. She used to post as PPSM.

by Anonymousreply 4106/20/2013

[r38] If you're a moderator, then why aren't your posts "authenticated"?

Fuck off, ya dunce.

by Anonymousreply 4206/20/2013

Barnaby trips and old lesbian with a cane.

Barnaby admires Karen Ziemba's left tit and her banjo.

by Anonymousreply 4306/20/2013

I would buy a painting of a rotary phone and a pencil. I would laugh every day.

by Anonymousreply 4406/20/2013

Barnaby says "Mary!"

by Anonymousreply 4506/20/2013

Love them!

by Anonymousreply 4606/20/2013

Totes adorbs, OP!

by Anonymousreply 4706/20/2013

r44 -- check out the misc page. There's a rotary phone there. No pencil though.

by Anonymousreply 4806/20/2013

I really love the expression on your crocodiles. You have a cute style, you should illustrate books for children.

by Anonymousreply 4906/20/2013

Barnaby buying a bottle of Helenesque.

by Anonymousreply 5006/21/2013

Anybody else get the impression most of this thread is 'Barnaby' talking to himself?

by Anonymousreply 5106/21/2013

That's what I've suspected, R51.

by Anonymousreply 5206/21/2013

We rape grandparents and kick puppies.

by Anonymousreply 5306/21/2013

Totally agree R51. Like I said in R1, the guy is bipolar.

by Anonymousreply 5406/21/2013

I love them, they made me smile

by Anonymousreply 5506/21/2013

Oh do a Luke MacFarlane is Straight troll painting.

by Anonymousreply 5606/21/2013

Op here. Thanks for the kind comments and the couple of emails I got. As for the rude comments? WOW. I've been reading DL long enough to not be surprised, but I am surprised. I will never understand why anyone needs to be mean-spirited and unkind, especially to a stranger. I just don't get it. I hope you're not that unhappy.

by Anonymousreply 5706/21/2013

Promoting oneself and trying to sell products are mortal sins on Datalounge.

You have done both. And you're surprised you got some negative blowback?

by Anonymousreply 5806/21/2013

"Move it along toots" Barnaby tapping frau on the behind with umbrella.

by Anonymousreply 5906/21/2013

[quote] I will never understand why anyone needs to be mean-spirited and unkind, especially to a stranger.

It's fun, and it feels [italic]really[/italic] good.

by Anonymousreply 6006/21/2013

A picture of a can of frosting for the kitchen nook.

by Anonymousreply 6106/21/2013

Relax OP. You should see what they did to James Franco and his Indiegogo project. Ouch.


by Anonymousreply 6206/21/2013

I'm holding out for a cheerfully rendered homage to a prolapsed anus.

by Anonymousreply 6306/21/2013

OP, people here can be assholes, you've been here long enough to know that. Sadly, some people just *like* to be mean. I don't get it, and find it a bit pathetic.

That being said, I love you art. it makes me smile, and has such a fun and joyful quality to it. When I have a bit of money, will contact you. :)

Don't let the bastards get ya down!!

by Anonymousreply 6406/21/2013

Love this! You did a great job, OP.

by Anonymousreply 6506/23/2013

Op, the anonymity here provides the losers of society a blank pallatte to spew their vile venom. FF and move on, they are sad and pathetic.

I do love this idea from upthread:

[quote]"Move it along toots" Barnaby tapping frau on the behind with umbrella.

Don't let the losers rain on our parade, remember your umbrella!

by Anonymousreply 6606/23/2013

R1/54 raped kids with Jackson, gacy, and Sandusky!

by Anonymousreply 6706/23/2013

"Totes adorbs, OP!"

You don't speak that way in real life, do you?

by Anonymousreply 6806/24/2013

Barnaby Bump

by Anonymousreply 6907/01/2013

It's not my favorite style of art (overly infantilized for my tastes), but it did make me chuckle, OP. There will be bitches here, but that is what makes the DL such a great forum. Be proud of your work, and keep on painting!

by Anonymousreply 7007/01/2013
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