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I'm trying to spread the word about my new anti suicide series of oil paintings called "Gun Flower". More info on it soon, but I could really use the help getting the word around or some feedback!…
Thanks again!

This is an anti suicide series, and I want to get people aware of this series, as much as I can.  Please come to my page to see more! Any "Likes" would be very appreciated! Thank you!

"Gun Flower" Is a series of photos taken by the talented Stephanie Troiani, who brought my vision to life. I have always been a fan of contrast, colors, themes, even life itself is a series of contrasting issues. Each painting will be life sized, and each with a word scribed on the gun, something personal to each individual, which seems like a dark, morbid visual when finished, will be the opposite. Its about letting go, purging the mistakes from your life into the wilting petals of a forgotten flower. The work itself will be subliminal, as is most of my work. In my lifetime, I have lost many friends, some due to addiction, and some from suicide. The models I have used for this series are people very close to me, people I love and respect. As the series continues, the message will be made clearer. So please, keep a watch. as there will be more to come within time.


John Kolbek
United States
Im an artist...thats all you need to know.

Current Residence: PA
Favourite genre of music: Finnish Folk Metal, jazz, experimental
Favourite photographer: Cindy Sherman
Favourite style of art: not crazy for digital art...try to stay away from it!
Skin of choice: whatever I feel like wearing that day...
Favourite cartoon character: Dr. Rockso the rock and roll clown
Personal Quote: I\\\'d rather have this bottle in front of me, then a frontal labotomy!\\

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BokehLight Jan 31, 2014   Photographer
Amazing gallery!
Wonderful paintings :clap:
Thank you!!! Trying my best! lol
Very Amused Emoticon :party: :cake: Happy Birthday!!! Very Amused Emoticon 
DarkDragon247 Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
One year and no comment? :O_o:  Sucks... :(


Happy B-Day! :squee:  Hope you enjoyed it! :woohoo:

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag! :squee:  Hoffe, du hast ihn genossen! :woohoo:
DarkDragon247 Oct 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy B-Day! ;) Hope you enjoyed it! :hooray:

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag! ;) Hoffe, du hast ihn genossen! :hooray:
You are my favorite artist
and teacher
and friend <3
Aww... I just saw this... sigh, that made my day
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