I concentrated on the mural in this iteration of the series. I took liberties with colors (since the source photo is in black and white) and the design, since it was a bit small in the original. Please visit my Etsy shop for my artwork for sale inspired by my autistic brother Mike at: etsy.com/shop/AutismInspiredArt. […]
It would be nice to think that Mike was listening to Dad playing the violin. Dad loved music, and he loved his son Mike. Mike had a library of gestures that he made. We could correlate some of them with his moods. I’m pretty sure the one in this picture wasn’t related to the music […]
I miss playing the violin.
Dad would sing part of the Surprise Symphony when Mike was a baby. Mike would respond as appropriate, with the surprise.
The seed image for this experiment was a memory of my father playing the violin. Dad loved music. He would conduct the radio when the Saturday Texaco Metropolitan Opera with Milton Cross would come on; he would play the violin with passion and the piano…. well, he tried. Here is the first pass: It is […]
I translated this sky-scape into the realm of musical notation. I wonder what a puffy whole note would sound like.
Musical notation is written on paper that has rows of grouped parallel lines. Five lines in each group. A spot (which may or may not have a staff) on a line is a note whose duration depends upon whether it is hollow, its grouping with other spots and the number of flags on its staff. […]