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Nature's Desire :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 10 3 Steadfast :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 12 0 Sunflower Mural :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 7 0 The Will # 2 :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 15 2 Anima :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 15 0 Adaptation :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 19 4 The Will :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 22 5 It Is :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 30 4 Lacuna #3 :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 15 1 Lacuna #2 :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 13 0 Adapt #4 :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 15 0 Uproot :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 17 0 Lacuna :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 30 3 Adapt #3 :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 11 0 Adapt #2 :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 39 4 Adapt :iconjonnypenn:JonnyPenn 30 6


Rise :iconkootenayphotos:kootenayphotos 20 4 Mask :iconkootenayphotos:kootenayphotos 16 5 Abstract 10004 :iconkootenayphotos:kootenayphotos 19 2 Abstract 10005 :iconkootenayphotos:kootenayphotos 13 1 High on fever :iconreimak:ReimaK 4 0 Duck up the digger :iconreimak:ReimaK 3 0 Mummy look alike :iconreimak:ReimaK 4 0 I can hear me :iconreimak:ReimaK 2 0 Colors ans shapes in space :icongerardogomez:GerardoGomez 23 4 Garage and garden :icongerardogomez:GerardoGomez 24 4 The audience :icongerardogomez:GerardoGomez 40 2 Her Hair Permanent Yellow Deep :iconpastelchu:pastelchu 6 2 The Exhilarating Person :iconpastelchu:pastelchu 3 2 Hemisphere :iconcurtis-macdonald:curtis-macdonald 59 12 SEAGULLS. KASTEL. AYUDAG :iconbadusev:Badusev 184 41 PAHKAL-KAYA. THE FORGE OF THE SUN :iconbadusev:Badusev 100 15


Sunflower Mural
A mural I've been doing for my mom back home. Not sure if I'm finished yet but since I don't get home too often this will have to do for now.

Input to Stimulize Output #2

Fri May 13, 2016, 10:57 AM









Please Stand By.... by JonnyPenn








.. by bogbaal

Do Not Rest by BlindRedFox

pandoras box by Robert-Alan

Dreams of the Moon and Time by GerardoGomez

The Dive by TonHaring

Indigo by BlindRedFox

Out Of Order! by justinaerni

Resistor by abcartattack

following the golden goat by volkano-art

Tehos painting - Next Target Market - 100*100 cm by tehosart
Vacuum-sealed Ste-Teresa by flamidus

Identity by annasandalaki

colors by bohomaz13

Games Children Play by GerardoGomez

brave new world by Robert-Alan

Tech-Noir Queen by JonnyPenn
Tehos Painting - Opus 8 by tehosart

Veronica Selena by TheSecondAndy

Venusfliegenfalle by Rayjmaraca

schwarze sonne by seyk

El cubo rojo by estevesalberto35

No Title - collage by DawidZdobylak

Phantrax (itro) Muriodispherical-SUR//L by TheSecondAndy

Adjust by abcartattack

T.P.B.A.D by JonnyPenn

saltsweet by Robert-Alan

Jingle Bells by fleetofgypsies

Blue Miles by BrianPlant

Tehos painting Three men looking 130*97 cm by tehosart
458 by Micko-vic

Moleskine No.07252013 by yagey

Wash Away by The-Inner-Observer

no words by annasandalaki

Each Dawn I Crow by wwwcine

Fixed Idea by CristianoTeofili

Guns Don't Kill, Bullets Do by GerardoGomez

Before I Move Off by Stranger-bot

KILLFUCK by justinaerni

there's a garden in your soul by Robert-Alan

Uitzicht. In English: View. by TonHaring

F**K! by JonnyPenn

Man- collage by DawidZdobylak

I Am Just A Clown by ChaseKBergeron

humanimal by seyk

Apocalypse Now by JujuBrew

Moon Rising Over Saturna Island by JoshByer

future foe scenario arranged by bordon

MetaSimian  IV by Futurum-Undam

F.+ vtvrvm by Futurum-Undam

Weathered Buoy Unframed by ABSTRACTSbySabina

Introflection by JonnyPenn

Security Camera by justinaerni

Robot Sorrow by DonatoArts

Castles Made of Sand by JonnyPenn

The Skeleton Dance by wwwcine

Fran. Beltracchi/Boudicca by seyk

Hold Fast by DOK-FITZ

Apollo alla Galleria degli Uffizi by federicocortese

Clairvoyant deployment by Futurum-Undam

They're Shooting Rainbows Sir! by jojo22

Now Gone by Life-takers-crayons

rocket launcher by justinaerni

Entropy Wave by JonnyPenn

The Great Beast  by Dee-Morgan999

restraint by steve2727

Girl by DawidZdobylak

Nosferatu by wwwcine

Untitled by Alexneal

Existential Nihilism by Stardust-Splendor

Falling Like Love by IMDWDW

shades of blue by bohomaz13

Catharsis by JonnyPenn

Aerni Tv by justinaerni




skin by s3np4i--4na
  • Listening to: Mega Drive - Zero Point Non-Response

Input to Stimulize Output

Thu Apr 28, 2016, 11:34 AM



I'm gonna... (skeletor loses it) by Dee-Morgan999

overexposure by DOK-FITZ

Boy, You're Gonna Carry That Bass by asbestosbill

[14P46] untitled oil on canvas 193.9 x 130.3 cm 20 by ShinKwangHo

Moleskine No.12212015 by yagey

Body-Spirit Cleansing System by VictorFota

DR1VE by ADAMshoots

Sd 04 by Underseaspots

living in the sky by 0618623

W 05 by Underseaspots

Shoddy System Failsafes by michaelelliottfurr

Me, Myself and I by Stardust-Splendor

Otomoto's Land by FedericoParlato

Into the Nite by JonnyPenn

Esoterink by CristianoTeofili

Tridimensional blindness by VictorFota

Sunny Side Up by JoshByer

Happy Riot by NeverenderDesign

Lombard and Lavinia by losercreep

As Rotella by DOK-FITZ

Painting with Moving Parts and Living organisms by MushroomBrain

Insect Frequency by cal-s

Standing Figure w Mirror 2007 by JJURON

The ColecoVision Kid by JoshByer

The One With The Yellow Eyes by K-mar

Transmission From Channel Z by PantherModern23

Pinwheel III by Paracletus42

Diamond-Scale by deep

Video-Coast-2.0 by deep

Discotheque Juliet (digital version) by JonnyPenn

Gateway by DOK-FITZ

The Swimmer. by dabsemion

gathering knowledge by Atis1

SICK by cal-s

Mana Hands by SuperPhazed

carnival 6 by creapicform

Eat Bananas by mondojohn

'and the night would creep.' by ScottBridgwood

Face by asbestosbill

The city and its inhabitants by GerardoGomez

Legend (2016) by elevonART

41816 by DeLumine

Alice (The Lost Highway) by KIRAN-X-MECHANIZED

Iluminados - 1992 by andresbestardmaggio

Feel Blue by Kat-von-Rose

Mirror needed to read by melissamonroe

stairs by Sam12345678900

Free Expression by KizukiTamura
Dude, I Think She Liked The Mix Tape by PantherModern23

Moleskine#033116 by yagey

anxious man by glenox66

If I only had a brain ... by mondojohn

the sky may crack by davespertine

ENTOMBED by Rayjmaraca

The Beautiful Astroid Girl by pastelchu

The Passage by curtis-macdonald

untitled psychedelic drawing by SuperPhazed

Sugar Coated by DepartmentM by DepartmentM

muellmann 2135 by seyk

Don't Urinate Here by GerardoGomez

Godhood by JonnyPenn

electric saw. by dabsemion

Spacer by mondojohn

Special Apparatus for Cheap High Pleasure by VictorFota

.....And To The Light We Shall Return by JohnAlexandrePipere

The 4th Step. by ScottBridgwood

Realm by JonnyPenn

Heatwave by curtis-macdonald

The Man who sold the world by JujuBrew

I love it by AexlPls

archistructure 27 12 2015 by milk13

Moon beam by 7markus7

asynchronize_001 by Atis1

Pg8 by EchoplexSermon

horseman of apocalypte by antitianvs

Television by JujuBrew

Perfect sunset forever by AexlPls




skin by s3np4i--4na
  • Listening to: Mega Drive - Zero Point Non-Response


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Jon Pennington
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Artist Statement:

I make art that stems from a deep compulsion. It is a need to create a sense, a flavor, or a vibe about myself and the world around me. I don’t intend to solve life's mysteries or answer life's questions, as that would bore me. For me, it is more about the journey and the unknown. I see life as an adventure, but more importantly as a misadventure. Because where there is conflict there is interest. To put it bluntly, I make art because I’m fascinated with struggle, and the inherently entropic nature of living.

Ultimately, my art is a personal narrative, laced with symbolism, metaphor, absurdity, and humor. It is usually abstract, with representational elements mixed in. My process before I start a painting involves a great deal of writing, stream of consciousness doodling, taking photographs, listening to music, reading, watching television, and basically just taking in a great deal of information. Eventually, what I feel to be key observations come to light about myself or the world and society we all live in. It is my goal to capture the essence of said observations. Another important aspect of my work is contradiction. Contradiction is a great tool to provoke the viewer into thinking more about what is they’re seeing. This usually takes the form of bright, high chroma colors that seem to clash with the subject matter. This will hopefully disrupt the viewer's initial response to the work. Contradiction can sometimes lead to something profound. Not a profound answer to one of life's big questions, but a profound sense of self or aspect of living that is, in many instances, universally relatable as a human being.


I was somewhere around Denton, near the countryside...when the art began to take hold...

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rollarius55 Featured By Owner Edited Mar 6, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot for faving again, Jon!:handshake::w00t:

The point of repentance by rollarius55   Thereafter by rollarius55  

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leothefox Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2017   General Artist
MSN Emoticon - :) Thank you for faving

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scheinbar Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
SootheNoo1959 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for the fave! :happybounce:
stupidDOOR Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2016
u mix in a very cool way pop and expressionism to reasult in a kind of metafisical thing. i like u're gallery a lot. will be watching ;)
JonnyPenn Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you, and thanks for looking at my other work too. :)
jojo22 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the watch :hug:
Bostongirl7519 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2016
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Your deviant ID is incredible

If you decide to give me back
a Llama, you will make my day.,

Good luck to you in the future,  Jon

Have a Blessed day.

Hugs Are Free,  Just Like Llama's. :)
rollarius55 Featured By Owner Edited Aug 1, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thx a lot for faving again, Jon!:handshake:

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Where are we going to? by rollarius55
ReimaK Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016
Thank you for the fave :)
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