Thursday, August 13, 2009

Joyeux Noel.

Oh hey, when I wrote the recent post about our time in Philadelphia, I forgot to mention one of the best things about the trip – bringing home a pastel painting by fantastic Philadelphia-based artist Scott Noel. Yay! Here it is:
Pastel painting by Philadelphia artist Scott Noel

The central figure is me, actually, circa mid-nineties. So, hey! There's some vintage Feissel for you, right there (actually, back when I was still a Rollins). Anyway, Scott is one of the nicest people on earth and a tremendous artist - he shows through Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia, check his work out if you're in town. He also teaches at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, and at some point someone has captured some of his thoughts on painting and the like and posted a video to YouTube, here's a sample: