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Another detail of the underpainting. The #underpainting...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 26, 2016
Another detail of the underpainting.

The #underpainting #of #a...

Another detail of the underpainting. The #underpainting #of #a #wip #work #in #progress in #oil #paint #oilpaint #painted in #redhook #brooklyn #newyork... [Read more]

Detail of underpainting. #wip #underpainting #art...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 26, 2016
Detail of underpainting.

#wip #underpainting #art #fineart...

Detail of underpainting. #wip #underpainting #art #fineart #contemporaryArt #elbowtoeStudio #brianAdamDouglas #oil #oilpaint #linen #oilpainting #redhook... [Read more]

Just ran my personal best ever, 7 miles! Thanks...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 25, 2016
Just ran my personal best ever, 7 miles! Thanks @samhorine for...

Just ran my personal best ever, 7 miles! Thanks @samhorine for the push. Maybe that half marathon isn’t that impossible after all. (at Park Slope, Brooklyn,... [Read more]

Next up, 55 x 26 inch oil painting on triple lead primed...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 24, 2016
Next up, 55 x 26 inch oil painting on triple lead primed linen...

Next up, 55 x 26 inch oil painting on triple lead primed linen that is so scrumptious. Big props to the main canvas man at Ny Central Art Supply for pulling... [Read more]

Detail of a further color study for a new painting. Time...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 23, 2016
Detail of a further color study for a new painting. Time to...

Detail of a further color study for a new painting. Time to stretch the linen. #watercolor #study #colorstudy #study #wip #process #art #fineart #botany... [Read more]

Small detail of a further color study for a new...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 23, 2016
Small detail of a further color study for a new...

Small detail of a further color study for a new painting. #watercolor #study #colorstudy #study #wip #process #art #fineart #botany #work... [Read more]

Small detail of a color study for a new painting....

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 22, 2016
Small detail of a color study for a new painting.

#watercolor...

Small detail of a color study for a new painting. #watercolor #study #colorstudy #study #wip #process #art #fineart #botany #work #brianadamdouglas... [Read more]

Breathing Room: A London Street Art Project by Dan Witz

hookedblog.co.uk June 22, 2016
Breathing Room: A London Street Art Project by Dan Witz

Hookedblog recently got the opportunity to visit Brooklyn based artist Dan Witz studio as he launched his new project on Kickstarter. Witz has visited London... [Read more]

Had a nice studio visit with my dad today before the...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 22, 2016
Had a nice studio visit with my dad today before the flight...

Had a nice studio visit with my dad today before the flight home. Being so far away from all our family, it means the world when any of them come up to visit... [Read more]

Swoon's street art in Red Hook, Brooklyn

hookedblog.co.uk June 15, 2016
Swoon's street art in Red Hook, Brooklyn

It's no secret that we are big fans of the work of Brooklyn based artist Swoon. We have featured her work on the site on a number of occasions most recently... [Read more]

An as of yet untitled piece of public art I just...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 14, 2016
An as of yet untitled piece of public art I just completed. I...

An as of yet untitled piece of public art I just completed. I turn 44 on Thursday and I am quite glad I had this image to wrap up my year. The whole piece... [Read more]

Detail of an as of yet untitled piece of public art I...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 14, 2016
Detail of an as of yet untitled piece of public art I just...

Detail of an as of yet untitled piece of public art I just completed. I turn 44 on Thursday and I am quite glad I had this image to wrap up my year. The... [Read more]

Detail of an as of yet untitled piece of public art I...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 14, 2016
Detail of an as of yet untitled piece of public art I just...

Detail of an as of yet untitled piece of public art I just completed. I turn 44 on Thursday and I am quite glad I had this image to wrap up my year. The... [Read more]

Detail of an as of yet untitled piece of public art I...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 14, 2016
Detail of an as of yet untitled piece of public art I just...

Detail of an as of yet untitled piece of public art I just completed. I turn 44 on Thursday and I am quite glad I had this image to wrap up my year. The... [Read more]

I ❤️ YOU GRANDMA. Wow. Just Wow. #graffiti #text...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 14, 2016
I ❤️ YOU GRANDMA.

Wow. Just Wow.

#graffiti #text #grandma...

I ❤️ YOU GRANDMA. Wow. Just Wow. #graffiti #text #grandma #brooklyn #gowanus #ny #nyc #crushed #lettering [Read more]

Bushwick Street Art Tour with Halopigg

hookedblog.co.uk June 10, 2016
Bushwick Street Art Tour with Halopigg

Hookedblog are currently travelling in New York and are in town for a number of days on a short break. Earlier in the week we stopped by the Coney Art Walls... [Read more]

Incredibly dope clock out by where I am working....

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  9, 2016
Incredibly dope clock out by where I am working. 

#shadowgram...

Incredibly dope clock out by where I am working. #shadowgram #clock #clockgram #broken #worksite #brooklyn [Read more]

My trusty scaffold. Had it for almost a decade now. Best...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  7, 2016
My trusty scaffold. Had it for almost a decade now. Best...

My trusty scaffold. Had it for almost a decade now. Best birthday gift I ever got. Thx @gaelynsharp ! Starting my outdoor project. Will be feline on this... [Read more]

Come on street art world, if we are going to do political...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  7, 2016
Come on street art world, if we are going to do political art,...

Come on street art world, if we are going to do political art, could we at least get past generic first thoughts? Yes Trump rhymes with dump, Hillary... [Read more]

Coney Art Walls Outdoor Museum of Street Art : 2016 Edition

hookedblog.co.uk June  7, 2016
Coney Art Walls Outdoor Museum of Street Art : 2016 Edition

It's been a a few months since we were last in New York, it's always fun to return to city and check out what's happening over here. We are looking forward... [Read more]

Head Boobies!!! The boys find a bra, and, well, there...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  6, 2016
Head Boobies!!!

The boys find a bra, and, well, there you...

Head Boobies!!! The boys find a bra, and, well, there you go. #parenting #parkslope #brooklyn [Read more]

Boobies!!! The boys find a bra, and, well, there you...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  6, 2016
Boobies!!!

The boys find a bra, and, well, there you...

Boobies!!! The boys find a bra, and, well, there you go. #parenting #parkslope #brooklyn [Read more]

Compositional study is all wrapped up. Starting the...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  6, 2016
Compositional study is all wrapped up. Starting the outdoor...

Compositional study is all wrapped up. Starting the outdoor piece in earnest tomorrow. #art #fineart #contemporaryArt #mural #muralart #study #pencil... [Read more]

Detail of @gaiastreetart mural at @coneyislandartwalls ....

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  6, 2016
Detail of @gaiastreetart mural at @coneyislandartwalls ....

Detail of @gaiastreetart mural at @coneyislandartwalls . Definitely one of the standouts. It’s been a real pleasure watching his work develop over the years.... [Read more]

Daily practice. Years ago, my mentor encouraged me to...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  6, 2016
Daily practice. Years ago, my mentor encouraged me to start...

Daily practice. Years ago, my mentor encouraged me to start tracing Artistic Anatomy by Dr. Paul Richer. I try as best I can to do it at least 3 times a week... [Read more]

One more form Coney Island Walls. It was all puddles, and...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  6, 2016
One more form Coney Island Walls. It was all puddles, and the...

One more form Coney Island Walls. It was all puddles, and the kids did exactly what they should. #coneyisland #coneyislandartwalls #brooklyn #ny... [Read more]

A few hours in the studio continuing the compositional...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  5, 2016
A few hours in the studio continuing the compositional study for...

A few hours in the studio continuing the compositional study for my outdoor piece. Studied a lot of anatomy on the sparrow and figured out some things I had... [Read more]

I really loved this sculptural piece at...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  5, 2016
I really loved this sculptural piece at @coneyislandartwalls ...

I really loved this sculptural piece at @coneyislandartwalls bqy @johnahearn_ . So elegant. Something about it made me think of Hockney’s pools. #art... [Read more]

Having a RIOT at the @einesigns piece at...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  5, 2016
Having a RIOT at the @einesigns piece at...

Having a RIOT at the @einesigns piece at @coneyislandartwalls Sadly it was raining so no one was up working. I was nice running into @cosbe1 as he was... [Read more]

Warm up. @dukerileystudio #flyByNight #creativetime...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  5, 2016
Warm up.

@dukerileystudio #flyByNight

#creativetime #brooklyn...

Warm up. @dukerileystudio #flyByNight #creativetime #brooklyn #navyyard #brooklynnavyyard [Read more]

More detail of said project. #art #fineart...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  4, 2016
More detail of said project.

#art #fineart #contemporaryArt...

More detail of said project. #art #fineart #contemporaryArt #mural #muralart #study #pencil #portrait #figurative #brooklyn #redhook #elbowtoestudio... [Read more]

The beginnings of a little outdoor project I am working...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  3, 2016
The beginnings of a little outdoor project I am working on....

The beginnings of a little outdoor project I am working on. It’s always a bit of a [email protected] shifting between ways of thinking; my new paintings are such... [Read more]

I’ve had this shirt since before my beard started turning...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  2, 2016
I’ve had this shirt since before my beard started turning...

I’ve had this shirt since before my beard started turning grey. @hyperallergic do you still make these? #tshirts #are #the #new #galleries (at Park Slope,... [Read more]

Reference shot for my first charcoal and acrylic portrait...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  1, 2016
Reference shot for my first charcoal and acrylic portrait in...

Reference shot for my first charcoal and acrylic portrait in quite some time. Really looking forward to working on this. #art #mural #publicart #brooklyn... [Read more]

Picked this up at the skate shop on the way to get my...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  1, 2016
Picked this up at the skate shop on the way to get my...

Picked this up at the skate shop on the way to get my son’s splint yesterday. I am not sure how many of you know what the old ELBOW-TOE looked like, but this... [Read more]

Professional cat sitters!!! Cc: @itsbensutton...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com May 30, 2016
Professional cat sitters!!!

Cc: @itsbensutton @jilnotjill  (at...

Professional cat sitters!!! Cc: @itsbensutton @jilnotjill (at Park Slope, Brooklyn, N.Y.) [Read more]

I took the show down at Sweet Lorraine today. The Nose...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com May 29, 2016
I took the show down at Sweet Lorraine today. The Nose Knows was...

I took the show down at Sweet Lorraine today. The Nose Knows was a show of works that my incredibly talented students made. They were my first class ever,... [Read more]

Drawing. #drawing #on #the #f #train #ftrain #from...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com May 26, 2016
Drawing.

#drawing #on #the #f #train #ftrain #from #brooklyn...

Drawing. #drawing #on #the #f #train #ftrain #from #brooklyn #to #manhattan #and #back #a #man #slept #the #entire #ride #red #watercolor #pencil #on... [Read more]

I love parenting. It is the most difficult frustrating...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com May 25, 2016
I love parenting. 

It is the most difficult frustrating choice...

I love parenting. It is the most difficult frustrating choice I have ever made. It takes away ample time that I could be making art. I don’t have the... [Read more]

A painting in progress and numerous studies. #painting...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com May 23, 2016
A painting in progress and numerous studies.

#painting  #wip...

A painting in progress and numerous studies. #painting #wip #work #in #progress in #oil #paint #oilpaint #painted in #redhook #brooklyn #newyork #at... [Read more]

Dinner and drinks with my oldest friend and then back at...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com May 21, 2016
Dinner and drinks with my oldest friend and then back at it....

Dinner and drinks with my oldest friend and then back at it. Late night scraping and lifting paint. Following my studies, but came upon a more interesting... [Read more]

Detail of a painting in process and color studies. The...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com May 19, 2016
Detail of a painting in process and color studies.

The...

Detail of a painting in process and color studies. The #painting #of #a #wip #work #in #progress in #oil #paint #oilpaint #painted in #redhook #brooklyn... [Read more]

Detail of a painting in process. The #painting #of #a...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com May 18, 2016
Detail of a painting in process.

The #painting #of #a #wip...

Detail of a painting in process. The #painting #of #a #wip #work #in #progress in #oil #paint #oilpaint #painted in #redhook #brooklyn #newyork #at... [Read more]

Dipping into a box of my old friends for use on a color...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com May 18, 2016
Dipping into a box of my old friends for use on a color study...

Dipping into a box of my old friends for use on a color study for my current painting. #box #of #airbrushed #green #paper #in #my #studio #elbowtoestudio... [Read more]

Detail of a painting in process. The #painting #of #a...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com May 17, 2016
Detail of a painting in process.

The #painting #of #a #wip...

Detail of a painting in process. The #painting #of #a #wip #work #in #progress in #oil #paint #oilpaint #painted in #redhook #brooklyn #newyork #at... [Read more]

Late night in the studio making progress on a painting....

elbowtoe.tumblr.com May 17, 2016
Late night in the studio making progress on a painting. Looking...

Late night in the studio making progress on a painting. Looking back at a painting from earlier this year here. Much learned in this one, not sure anymore if... [Read more]

Broken Windows Policing Doesn't Work

stencilarchive.org June 24, 2016

Legal Information 'Broken windows' policing doesn’t bring down felonies, study saysNew York's police department believes that enforcing laws against... [Read more]

Thanks you so much @dukerileystudio for such an amazing...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June  5, 2016

A video posted by @elbowtoe on Jun 4, 2016 at 7:01pm PDT Thanks you so much @dukerileystudio for such an amazing work of art. My sons’ minds were blown... [Read more]

PREVIEW – The Bushwick Collective 5th Anniversary Gallery...

streetartnews.net June  3, 2016

The Bushwick Collective is celebrating five years of beautifying the Jefferson stop off the L train in Bushwick Brooklyn with blocks upon blocks of murals by... [Read more]

Rime v Scott: Arguing Graffiti Cannot be Protected

stencilarchive.org April 24, 2016

Legal Information Graffiti Cannot be Copyright Protected, Claims Moschino, Jeremy Scott(originally posted on The Fashion Law)  The latest update... [Read more]