Bird Poet Speaks Freely

“Bird Poet” ✍🏼 by Dan Victor • What does freedom mean to you? If a bird could talk, what would it say? Even better, if it could write down words, it could unravel like a ball of string. A pirate is a Blues singer, that can dance like Josephine Baker. Poetic in movement, a graceful… Continue Reading

Sketchbook Pile, But What Does It Mean?

“What is the true measure of artistic endurance?” ✍🏼 by Dan Victor • I have been carrying sketchbooks and journaling my entire adult life. It is amazing to look back on, because I remember the moment when I started my first one, my freshman year of college at Kutztown University. I knew that I wanted… Continue Reading

Salty, Yet Sensible Bird

“Sensible, yet Salty” ✍🏼 by Dan Victor • Loose lines. Freedom from expressing a specific idea. Letting things be what they are. I like doing a continuous-line-drawing. I have lifted the pencil, but without the intension of correcting anything. I see the nude torso of a woman, abstracted. I shaped the figure but pulled it… Continue Reading

Retreating to the Fetal Position

“Fetal Retreat” ✍🏼 by Dan Victor • Have you ever crawled into a ball when things are going all wrong? I have many times. I was very interested in the comparison of going into the fetal position as a matter of safety, while a fetus also grows inside of this woman depicted in the drawing.… Continue Reading

The Best Vacations Are At Home

“Greetings from your Living-room” ✍🏼 by Dan Victor • This was a drawing challenge with a friend of mine in college to come up with a postcard for each other over winter break. I had done mine, but he kind of copped out. I think he actually forgot, so I kept it.⠀ The scene depicts… Continue Reading

Sun Sets On A Long Day

“Sunset on Confusion” ✍🏼 by Dan Victor • Not every day goes according to plan. My days often get sidetracked and require me to step back. I can’t always do that at that moment because I have to keep moving. It’s not always convenient to go full-stop. I have to keep riding it out. It’s… Continue Reading

A Ghost Haunts My Dreams

“Ghost” ✍🏼 by Dan Victor • Does your past haunt you? The is the dream-scape of my mind. As you can see, it was done in 2006. I don’t always date my drawings, but I have started signing my work with my Instagram tag “@djasonv” It seems the most recognizable thing to search to find… Continue Reading

How Much Time Do We Have?

”How Much Time?” 🎨 by Dan Victor • This was a larger painting on canvas board with acrylic and bits of newspaper. Just a little bit of mixed media. It is filled with creatures, a number of which are repeating themes. Robots, birds, rabbits. It reminds me of the stuffed animals I had on my… Continue Reading