Blog / 2019 / An Inscrutable, Intense, Infectious Joy
January 1, 2019
Despite all this, I prefer not to be seen as simply joyful without any other kind of expression. My anti-pessimism can lead some people to see me as an effortlessly happy person, but it’s more complicated than that.
I share a different origin story of my art in this post, and I explain another way that pigs and joy are related in my mind in this video.
Fairy Pig is one of a series of paintings I have been making for years, representing the animals of the Chinese zodiac—2019 is the year of the pig. So far, I have painted the rabbit, the dragon, the snake, the horse, the ram, the monkey, the rooster, and the dog.
Fairy Pig is available for $1000 plus shipping—see all the artworks that are currently for sale. Prints and other arty items of the image are in my Redbubble shop.
Does this post make you think of something you want to share with me? Do you have a question about my art or my career? Do you want to say hello?
To receive an email every time I publish a new article or video, sign up for my special mailing list.
If you enjoyed this post, Ko-fi allows you to donate. Every dollar you give is worth a bajillion to me!