Happy Birthday, Rosa Bonheur!

When I was a seventeen-year-old studying art at New York’s Fiorello La Guardia High School of Music and the Arts, I experienced what some make call a “spiritual” (or “mystical” “religious” or what some may even consider a “psychotic”) event. Whatever one...

First Post on Dream Work

Our psyche speaks to us in many ways. A significant one for me as an artist and creative is through the symbols of dreams. This is my first post on dream work. For me, even though my dreams seem to transcend time and space — such as when I speak with my dead...

Karen Warwick Art at The Cherry

Several of my friends and fellow artists are participating in the “Face It: Artists’ Portraits” exhibit at the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, located at 4th and Guadalupe in Carmel-By-the-Sea, California. Song of Artemis, my dear wife and closest...

What’s Up For 2022?

Christmas 2021 has come and gone; and 2022 is a few days away. Here’s a preview of upcoming changes. This E. M. Corpus Graphic and Fine Arts website that I initiated nearly a decade ago is now long-in-the-tooth. Ten years. Can you believe that? I can hardly myself....

My “Fine” Art vs “Graphic” Art Dilemma

I haven’t blog posted in a couple of months, and my record of putting them out at all is admittedly dismal. I’m not even sure anyone reads anything I write. (If you do, please drop me a line, even if just to tell me how badly I write.) Long ago I decided that I had...

Eleventh Author Portrait: Gabriel Garcia Márquez

5 x 7 inches (12.7 cm x 17.78 cm)watercolor painting This is from the series of author portraits painted in 2020. In celebration of the re-opening of the Pacific Grove Library, Renewal a juried exhibition is on display at the library’s Steve and Nancy Hauk Gallery...

Mental Health Awareness Month 2021

May is National Mental Health Awareness month. Back in 2017 I posted this on social media for Inktober as a proof-of-concept illustration for a possible future graphic novel Extreme Dreams. However, it’s actually based on my own life. In 1972 and the final three...

Tenth Author Portrait: Maya Angelou (circa 1973)

  5 x 7 inches (12.7 cm x 17.78 cm) watercolor painting  January is Black History Month.  This is from the series of author portraits painted in 2020.  All images in the galleries of E. M. Corpus are protected bycopyright, and not in the public domain. They may...

My First Composition of 2021

This week I completed painting The Tower, which you can view here. It’s my first composition of 2021. At four feet in height (30 x 48 inches) it’s also my largest painting to date. Anyone out there familiar with the Tarot? In the description I include an...