So, if you haven’t played GTA V, it is a fantastically deep gaming experience. So deep, in fact, that you have a smart phone in its online mode where you can take photos much like instagram (the app is called snapmatic)
I was bored one evening and decided to just be in the world and see what happened. Here are some of my photos.
3 Let there be no sexual immorality, impurity, or greed among you. Such sins have no place among God’s people.4 Obscene stories, foolish talk, and coarse jokes—these are not for you. Instead, let there be thankfulness to God. (Ephesians 5:3-4)
In all seriousness, the storming of Normandy Beach in 1944 was a bloody affair, but this just cracks me up as a dark and surreal twist on history.
‘An Oil Painting of Clowns Storming Normandy Beach’
Sometimes you get a commission request that you just can’t refuse, no matter how outlandish it might be. That was the case with this piece.
I was contacted by the wife of a brother from my old Iraq unit one day asking if I would be interested in doing a painting commission for her. Of course I was interested in the work, and even more so because of who it was for. When I heard the subject I was a little thrown. ‘An oil painting of Clowns storming Normandy beach’ had me furrowing my brow a little to figure out the significance. Then she told me the story of him hearing the phrase after watching an April Fools video gag of guys asking for fake items at a department store, and how he laughed and talked about it for days and weeks…