Years ago I met an extraordinary
young artist named Gnemo. I immediately hired him as my assistant. He
quickly moved up from that position and became my collaborator and friend.
Over the next
decade Gnemo lived in my guesthouse and worked in my studio. He produced a
number of paintings of an extraordinary world of great wonders.
that time he kept an old trunk, and in it he kept over a hundred
sketchbooks. He had based his fantastic paintings on the drawings from
day Gnemo abruptly moved away without a forwarding address. In the note he
left me he told me that everything he had, including all of his art and
writing, was now mine. He asked me to complete his work for him and Iím
honored to do so.
web log is largely taken from Gnemoís original sketchbooks, journal and
notes. To add perspective to the drawings within Gnemoís sketchbooks he
later added a number of comments on the left pages where space allowed.
The sketchbooks have aged poorly, yellowing and loosing their edges.
scanned all it for you and, as to the best of my knowledge, Iím
presenting it in chronological order.
This version of Gnemoís Sketchbook doesnít have
the full text. It also has none of the oil paintings done for the book.
Those will be collected into a giant multi-book version that is well