Stark Contrast – Scratch Art by Rick Siegel Stark Contrast makes a fine example of Scratch Art. What is Scratch Art? It is the technique of taking a tile and putting a color layer on top of another color layer, as many as you like, then scratching, or rubbing the colors off to reveal the work of art. Making the subject matter more graphic the idea was to be able
Welcome to the home of artist, photographer, videographer, film maker, writer, sculptor, poet, musician, renaissance man, worldling and all around good guy to know, Richard Siegel
I have made a place, where those looking for the great art and projects I have worked on in my many years on this earth, can find. I hope to elaborate on each of the sections and exhibits, to give you an idea of where they come from and how they were made.
Photographs start from the early 1960’s and include travel to over 100 nations through the years. Galleries and photos from New York, London, Afghanistan and to the highest mountains in Nepal can be found; they tell the tales, travails, and meetings with remarkable men.
Ceramics both painted and sculpted add to the breath of offerings here.
Paintings start from a 1964 woman in chalk to the latest homage to the amazing talents of Salvador Dali and Magritte.
Stories and poems written from the many experiences and travels.
Who knows? I may re-create the comic strips I did in High School when I created the Chicken Man Character in Chicago.
There will be a lot of surprises, so keep looking back to see forward.