I've accumulated over the course of the past few years hundreds of sketches for paintings. Here's five, which include two sketches for a new commissioned Michael Jackson / Whitney Houston painting-
We usually associate heaven with clouds, but what about other elements? Water is 'life' and clouds are water vapor...pure water above, stagnant water below. The creature grabbing Whitney is a Bobby Brown dirty water kraken-not sure if I'll include that in the final painting.
A sketch for a new Obama unicorn painting which I'm calling 'Obama Hairshirt Sweatervest Unicorn.'
You can see notes for the symbolism I might incorporate.