Tag: death

Mortem March 2019

Here’s an illustration done only a few days ago. Originally was going to hand paint in watercolor, but I was a little too tired to move myself to the studio. The result looks like a cross between a tarot card and old comic book art. Still have the original black and white ink drawing. In…

May Borg 1936 – 2015.

My mother passed away Saturday morning, September 26th, 2015. She had been in a hospice for the past two weeks, suffering from a blood disorder. Still trying to process the events over the past two weeks. In the meantime, here’s a sketch I did of her two years ago. Another is a photo of me…

Going Out With Style

Through a friend’s posting on Facebook, I discovered this: http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/22/a-last-laugh-from-malcolm-mclaren/ It reads on McLaren’s coffin, “Too Fast To Live Too Young To Die.” Now I have to laugh. Don’t know about you, but age 64 wasn’t that young. Actually, it qualifies for AARP membership. McLaren didn’t have that long of a lifespan, but it wasn’t…

Rowland S Howard

Woke up. Went to make of what’s left of the Christmas flavored coffee. Go over to the desk to check the email, then hit Facebook to check any additional messages. Found out about this: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/entertainment/influential-melbourne-guitarist-rowland-s-howard-dies/story-e6frf96f-1225814790391 It’s one thing to hear about Michael Jackson, but its another to hear about a musician that you’ve actually liked.…