This week’s art is a very rough study for an imaginary city scene I saw in a dream. I knocked this out a few months ago while the image was clear in my head, but I didn’t try to capture the exact colors or anything. It was early in the morning and I was in too big a hurry to mix paint or anything.

In my dream I was sort of floating above a building, looking down a street. The street had vibrant green spaces, but not as green as they are in this rough. I knocked this out with pastel crayons and acrylic paint just to get an inkling of the composition and color on paper before I forgot it. As I mentioned, this was first thing in the morning, and I could barely hold a crayon or brush thanks to my MG.

Once I had it on paper, I put it away and promptly forgot all the fine details I’d intended to fill in later. When I pulled it out of the pile last week, aside from the vibrant and somewhat hideously overbearing green, I liked what I had, even though I couldn’t remember exactly what was missing. It sort of works better as an abstract, with tiny bits of detail peeking through.

This was scanned, had minor color correction, and was cropped for this blog.

To see it bigger try clicking HERE.

Over in radioland, Monday at 2 PM and 3 PM on The AIR, we bring you brand-new episodes of both Psychedelic Shack  Herman Linte’s weekly showcase of the Progressive Rock of the past half-century, Prognosis.  You can listen to The AIR at the website, or on the embedded radio player elsewhere on this page.

Unfortunately, as I write this, I have not received the playlist info for the programs, or the programs themselves. Herman tells me that Prognosis is a compilation of the music of Frank Zappa, while Nigel Pye says that Psychedelic Shack opens with Apple Recording artist, Jackie Lomax, and then continues with “really groovy mind-smacking music.”

Psychedelic Shack can be heard every Monday at 2 PM, with replays Tuesday at 9 AM, Wednesday at 10 PM, Friday at 1 PM,  and Saturday at 9 AM. You can hear Prognosis on The AIR Monday at 3 PM, with replays Tuesday at 7 AM, Wednesday at 8 PM, Thursday at Noon, and Saturday at 10 AM. You can hear two classic episodes of the show Sunday at 2 PM. All times listed are Eastern, so if you’re in another timezone, adjust accordingly.

At 8 PM you can hear an hour of bawdy songs by Rusty Warren on a recent episode of The Comedy Vault.

Tonight at 9 PM the Monday Marathon it’s time to boogie all night with ten hours of recent episodes of Mel Larch’s MIRRORBALL.