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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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mypinkninja Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014
hi there, i've been following you for a few years now and i just want to say how much i love your work. you are definitely one of my favourite artists on DA. Do you have a tumblr by any chance?
AlchemyArtist Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
That is very kind for you to say! Thank you very much for the kind words! I do not have a tumblr. To be honest, not really sure what that is. lol
MateoGraph Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Professional Artist
congratulations for your work,ideas an technique John
AlchemyArtist Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014
Thank you!
BokehLight Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014   Photographer
Amazing gallery!
Wonderful paintings :clap:
AlchemyArtist Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014
Thank you!!! Trying my best! lol
AlchemyArtist Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014
:) :):)
Bohemiart Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
Very Amused Emoticon :party: :cake: Happy Birthday!!! Very Amused Emoticon 
DarkDragon247 Featured By Owner 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:
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