What Happened to the Select Series?
A lot of things, actually.
The Select Series was my ambitious plan to paint everyone AND all of their looks under the WWE umbrella. Every month I did four new headshot paintings, releasing them as waves with limited edition signed and numbered print sets. I personally thought this was a great way to paint people I normally wouldn’t due to market forces and I also thought it’d be cool to see them all together as the project grew.
Well, I’ll get back to that.
First, I want to check in on how you’re doing. There’s…a LOT going on at the moment in the world and I can say for myself, so much of it seems insurmountable and that things are only going to get harder. I’ve been desperately looking for things that give me a moment’s respite to make things, like, not awful 24/7.
The past few days, those things have been my wife Katy, our cats, just standing out in our garden and reading. The reading has been a little difficult because my brain is moving too fast in trauma mode to allow me to fully relax, but I’m trying. I had a bit of a break Monday after therapy and by yesterday I could read a little easier. Painting’s still tough, but getting better.
So, as much as you’re comfortable saying, what’s giving you even tiny moments of joy right now amongst this maelstrom?
I’ll pick one answer at random and send them the above original Wolfpack Sting painting. I didn’t realize I had this and since I can’t contractually sell it, I reckon I’ll just give it away!
Through Sunday paid-tier memberships are only $5 for the first month, since Friday’s my birthday. I’m too old to want anything for myself, so I’m giving you something instead. Paid tier members are able to comment and are also able to discover what happened to the Select Series and why I’m not doing it anymore.
Okay. Let’s do some real talk:
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