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Tom Sarmo Tom Sarmo: The Cranky Bird Studio

English - Art, Painting, Art Ideas
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Tom Sarmo · 19h ago

DIY Artwork Bags

Recently read about a company that made carrying bags for artwork, and they sounded great.Especially because this photo illustrates my usual method for carting artwork to galleries and conve...
Tom Sarmo · 1W ago

Death gets a lot of Idea-Help

http://www.tomsarmo.comDeath might run out of ideas from time to time, but people always manage to assist him with new and effective ways of killing their brothers and sisters. Poison gas? S...
Tom Sarmo · 3W ago

Perfectly Mistaken

http://tomsarmo.blogspot.com/[This is a re-post of a blog previously published in the winter of 2014--more relevant to me and my work now than ever.]Flaws.Blog-reading accompanies the coffee...
Tom Sarmo · 3W ago

Animal Parameters at Valkarie Gallery!

http://www.tomsarmo.comFor the third year in a row, I'm excited to be part of a fall show at Valkarie Gallery!Animal Parameters is coming soon, and my works will join the amazing art ofhttp:...
Tom Sarmo · 1M ago

Origins and Processes

 http://www.tomsarmo.com A Meeting, detail crop. Toned paper, plus (in order of use) Verithin colored pencil, Pentel Brushpen, Uni-Ball Signo white pen, Maica Pilot Hi-TEC-C pen, transparent...
Tom Sarmo · 1M ago

Alice on Stage

http://www.tomsarmo.com/Detail crop from the painting, Alice on Stage. Alice Liddell was Lewis Carroll's muse for the two "Alice" books that he wrote. I've done many works based upon Carroll...
Tom Sarmo · 2M ago

Memento Mori

http://www.tomsarmo.com/Detail from The HermitI tend to place a lot of tiny skulls within the borders of my art. Skulls fascinated me as a little kid, and continue to do so--even more as mod...
Tom Sarmo · 2M ago

The Voyage of the Aeolus: A Process

www.tomsarmo.com/The Voyage of the Aeolus, detailI really like pen and ink, crosshatching, costumed characters, and theater sets (the look of toy theaters in particular). And I like looking ...
Tom Sarmo · 3M ago

Details!

http://www.tomsarmo.com/home A little fellow--a tiny detail from The Wizard.Helikon Gallery's director and fellow illustrator Cayce Goldberg suggested we produce a book to go along with my e...
Tom Sarmo · 3M ago

Two Big Nose Breaks (from painting)!

http://www.tomsarmo.com/home Preliminary sketches for The Man in the Moon sculpture (below). http://www.tomsarmo.com/home After making all the pictures for Innate Tapestries, I needed a brea...