Within the depths of the creative mind wanders the traveler, the obscure stranger seeking fulfillment of the artistic soul. Forever searching, ignorant to boundaries and limitations, self-serving, he often blurs the line between brilliance and madness. Strange Colors on the Canvas is a memoir that finds an identity as unusual as the primary character himself, the gifted but struggling artist; a story passionately told by his own son. It is an intimate account of a strained father-son relationship, an emotional cause-and-effect that shapes itself as an evolution of conflict, contempt, desperation and deliverance. Intensely humorous at times, but often painful and deeply reflective, the order of family is put to the test and the result is a personal journey and discovery and an experience that will touch and enlighten us all.The arrogantly large chrome bumper of the old mana#39;s car nudged The Ba#39;s car, which then rocked forward and aft as a result. ... He got out of the Vega and found that there was a small dent in the nose above the bumper. ... He had absolutely no clue how to do this type of repair and treated it instead like working on a sculpture. The resin was covered by a sheet of plastic sandwich wrap so that he could play his fingers in desperation to shape and smooth the material to the contours ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Strange Colors on the Canvas|
|Author||:||Phil Van Dalen|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2003-07-01|