Finished this the other day and thought, “That’s a crazy mess, but it is done.” Been sitting in it for a year, waiting for it to be finished. // Today, I was surprised to see it on the wall and thought, “Woah. Cool!”
On two occasions where I found myself within cubicles and malfunctioning.
“Office Drone IV” 2005
“After Office Drone IV” 2012
“Don’t let anybody brainwash you or put you in a box. Be open-minded, sensitive, discerning, fearless, and for the love of everything that’s good in life, be free to question everything that’s been taught and presented out there, and have and make up your own mind.
I believe that we all came from love, and because of that we tend to look for love and relationship with people. And because of that we a lot of times tend to bend our thoughts and ourselves to match other people’s ideas, views, and opinions as to not lose those relationships and for fear of being the odd person outside looking into the circle everybody is in. But let me tell you… Having your own mind, and being comfortable in your own skin; to disagree with ideas and things that maybe everybody around you is agreeing with; it’s freakin’ beautiful my friend, and it’s called being yourself.”
This took a while to create…
An ink on paper drawing with Psalm 67:1-2 verses. It includes:
God, keep us near your grace-fountain. An when you look down on us, may your face beam with joy! Send us out all over the world so that everyone everywhere will discover your ways and see your power to save.
Here are some details of the drawing in progress:
This is an orb drawing.
Be a radical, free, unique, compassionate, living by-the-Spirit drone w/ lens to see a basic holiness permeating all. pic.twitter.com/u5eazgCCJJ
— Paul Goode (@paulgoode) July 27, 2015
Living Stones -> Living Drones
— Paul Goode (@paulgoode) July 25, 2015
I started this painting in January 2013. It took me until May 2015 to finally get it done. That’s over two years, but retaining a space to paint is not easy. Plus… life.
— Paul Goode (@paulgoode) April 28, 2015
Don’t be a drone. Don’t be artificial. Don’t malfunction with others, agreeing with artificial life. Be reconfigured to God.
— Paul Goode (@paulgoode) April 10, 2015