Tags: Aldo and Me, comics, crime, graffiti, original art and letters, stencils, street art
This Easter Holiday Season I’m asking all of my friends and fans to spice up your lives with a little mischief for art’s sake. I got this idea from my friend and fellow creative genius, Pat Nolan, when we were attending a poetry reading headlined by his wife, Gail. He said something to the effect that ” stencils are all the rage now, what with Banksy and his ilk repopularizing the medium”. The subject came up because some years back I did a few stencils of common household items for his collection of poems, “Fundamental toy poems”. I am an even more accomplished artist now so it just stands to reason that I could create stencils that would put Aldo and Me smack dab on the map of artistic treasure.
This is where you come in. Just print out the stencil below on an 8.5 X 11″ piece of card stock. Then cut along the dark lines with an exacto blade. Buy two cans of spray paint (a light color for dark surfaces and a dark color for light surfaces. Wait till the wee hours and tip toe through town spraying stencil images on sidewalks and telephone poles, stop signs and shop walls. Please do not do this in the Guerneville/Monte Rio area as I am well known here and will be a prime suspect. Thanks for your efforts.
The word of the day is “eschew” as in: “Today we will eschew art and letters and computer for wholesome outdoor activities. More specifically we will go to Sebastopol for the Apple Blossom Festivities. Even more specifically we will see some blues powered by Joe Louis Walker and the Boss Talkers. Later.