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Hip Replacement!? Yes me at age 42 could possibly need hip replacement. On top of that a paradectomy (removing some glands inside my throat) that’s looming over my head. All these ailments that I’m dealing with stems from my evil nemesis: chronic kidney failure. I met with an orthopedic doctor this morning and after a few X-rays I was told the pain in my hip is from poor blood flow in my hip joint to which the bone is starting to deteriorate.

Good news of the day: My first of a Limited Edition Print came in today which is featured here

Kind of says it all about how I feel about this day. Oh well, keep pushing.

New Digital Art Painting by Carlos Burgess

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Where Are We Today

This piece was done in ArtRage on my iPad Pro tablet. I started it two months ago. I downloaded the ArtRage app and just played around with it. I loved how it gives that sense of actually painting on a canvas. How the colors reacted is really close to how it reacts live. I was inspired to use a lot of color from an artist that I’m following on Instagram named Valentyna Odnolko (@odnolkovalentyna) from the Ukraine. She displayed this portrait painting of Andy Warhol, and needless to say I was blown away. So this is my attempt to paint in that style. I didn’t use a reference photo, just went with an image in my head from familiarizing my self with the software.
As things unfold in our society I tend to reference this image with how the man looks like he’s in deep thought. Racial unrest, a deadly pandemic, and high unemployment has me asking where are we at in this society.

Your Thoughts

I named it Your Thoughts because I want you to share what your ideas are when you see this piece. What do the colors tell you? How do you feel about this painting. What story can you tell from this? Please leave a comment if you like it or if you see things that you don’t like. All comments are welcome.

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Take Care.