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Abstract. Pencil.

Gratitude to Pouria Montazeri for this video clip.

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Wild Boy

11" x 14", Uniball pen on Strathmore recycled

drawing paper.

2021

The wild boy represents the unbridled and  untamed spirit of youth that has faded through my adult years. Where once I believed anything was possible, those feelings have been papered over by obligation, correctness, expectation and even fear. The eye of this wild creature is all-seeing, daring me to step off the cliff that looks out over the black abyss. Reclaiming the wild boy energy comes in fits and starts as I contemplate the consequences.

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This piece emerged after a very disturbing interaction my daughter had with a friend's father. I was so angry and felt as though any confrontation with the dad would cause damage to her most precious friendship that I had to channel my revulsion in as productive a way as possible. 

This is a great example of how art has enabled me to channel energy, create a space for introspection, offer emotional release, and open the door for a deeper perspective on past and present events.

How I Really Feel

11" x 14", graphite on Strathmore recycled

drawing paper. 

2021

Deep Blue See

11" x 14", graphite on Strathmore recycled drawing paper. Prismacolor pencil on Bristol Vellum.

2021

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*  Winner: Savage Art's "Name That Drawing" contest  (5/22/21)

Julie Kendrick VanderMeulen.

Thank you, Julie!

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

11" x 14", graphite on Strathmore recycled drawing paper; Prismacolor Premier pencil on cheap copy paper.

2021

Welcome to Savage Arts 

abstract pencil by Kip Hubbard 

Kip Hubbard was born in Danbury, Connecticut. His family moved east to Old Lyme when he was one. His creative influences were many and began at a young age. His sister, Jane Jennings, is a successful multimedia artist whose work has been shown extensively up and down the East Coast for decades. His father, John Hubbard, was a landscape painter, pencil artist, art restorer and inventor. And his paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Gates Hubbard, was an accomplished watercolorist. Many family friends were also talented painters, sculptors and artisans.

"I realize now that when I was a kid I was heavily influenced by the Old Lyme arts scene," Hubbard says. Old Lyme had been a prominent enclave at the turn of the 20th Century beginning with the Connecticut River School. That arts tradition continues today at both the Florence Griswold Museum and the Lyme Art Association

"I didn't discover pencil drawing until 2011 when I was encouraged by my wife to "draw something" one lazy Sunday in August. That seemingly off-handed suggestion has opened up a world of fulfillment, joy, and healing for me for the past decade. I look forward to creating and presenting many more pieces in the coming years." 

A longtime resident of Colorado, Hubbard returned in 2020 to the Roaring Fork Valley from Boulder and currently lives in Carbondale.

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SNEAKER

11" X 14", Uniball ink pen on Strathmore recycled drawing paper.

2020

PIP

18' x 24", Prismacolor Premier colored pencil on archival paper.

2020

MOSAIC

11" x 14", acrylic on canvas.

2012

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HOLE IN THE HEAD

19" x 24", Prismacolor Premier colored pencil on Hahnmuhle archival paper. 2012

ANCESTOR

18" x 24", Prismacolor Premier colored pencil and ink on 46-lb archival paper. 2020

KING BEWILDER

12" x 18", Prismacolor Premier colored

pencil on copy paper.

2019

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How I Really Feel

How I Really Feel

Under Construction

Under Construction

Pip

Pip

Bewilder's Runes

Bewilder's Runes

Mosaic

Mosaic

Wild Boy

Wild Boy

The Master

The Master

King Bewilder

King Bewilder

In Your Hands

In Your Hands

Cyril the Elf

Cyril the Elf

Rings inverted

Rings inverted

Man In a Tree

Man In a Tree

Eye of the Needle

Eye of the Needle

Havelin the Sage

Havelin the Sage

Under Construction (graphite)

Under Construction (graphite)

The Juggler

The Juggler

Objectification

Objectification

Ancestor

Ancestor

Map of the Human Heart

Map of the Human Heart

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Spectacle

Totemic

Totemic

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Lily

Plumbing the Human Heart

Plumbing the Human Heart

Rings

Rings

Queen

Queen

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Tunnels

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Time

Hole in the Head

Hole in the Head

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Snake

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DUST TO DUST

18" x 24", Prismacolor Premier colored pencil and ink on 46 lb. archival paper.

2019

BIRD HOUSE

11" x 14", Graphite on

Strathmore drawing pad

2015

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TOTEMIC

17" x 22", Prismacolor Premier colored

pencil and ink on 46 lb. acid free paper.

2018

Out of the Ether, 24" x 36", Prismacolor Premier colored pencil and ink on

watercolor paper.

2016

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