Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Photo Albums, click links below.

Now, it's time for your help. If you bought a Reindeer in 2008 could you go to the portfolio (the link is above) and leave a comment below your piece letting the world know what your painting is up to right now and what it's plans are for 2009? Thanks in advance for that.

If you are new to this blog, you can get a good idea of what these annual Reindeer Art shows are all about by clicking on the links above and investigating last years herd and the start of this years crew.

I have finally posted all of the Reindeer Paintings from 2008. There are 72 of them. Perhaps that doesn't sound like that big of an accomplishment, but consider this. Every year I plan to create a portfolio of the images from the past year, and I have been doing this for 10 years. This is the first time that I actually spent the time and energy do finish the portfolio, and by Jan. 14, that's pretty good. 

And finally, today I started a film, well video, about the making of the 2009 reindeer show. I have a cool idea for the film, but it is a secret for now.


  1. Brad, happy to see that you weren't kidding. Have you figured how the blogging cuts into painting time? Lot's of angles to work. I think you should recruit a volunteer army for the framing. I'm not volunteering, mind you, but most people in Santa Barbara have plenty of free time as I recall.

    2 reindeer and a George Nelson clock are all that adorn my walls, they get along well.

  2. Hey David,
    Very true, could you check out the 2008 portfolio and find your Reindeer and leave another cool, insightful comment?

  3. If you are still soliciting ideas / inspiration for the paintings, how about some Warhol-esque prints, like reindeer in a car (or sleigh?) crash or like one of his self portraits, speaking of which, why not a series of famous portarits and paintings re-done as reindeer. The mona reindeer? starry night (with reindeer)?
    And then why not some conceptual pieces, like: Fountain (of reindeer) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fountain_(Duchamp)

  4. Me vote would be for Pollock-esque, you could be done today :).