Jim PavelecWebsite | More EDOs Like almost every artist, my path began when I was very young. I spent much of my adolescence imagining gruesome beasts and bleak, foreboding landscapes. Unfortunately, I faced the problem of not having the technical skill to execute those images on paper or canvas.
In 2010 I set myself to the ardent task of achieving this kind of imagery confidently. With over a decade of freelance work and training under my belt, I felt I could begin to bring these visions to life. To do so I would have to step outside of the industry that I had called home for so long, but I knew this move would allow me to free myself of the constraints and pitfalls that are inherent within that industry.
“You see, man is in need of a symbolic life – badly in need. We only live banal, ordinary, rational, or irrational things . . . but we have no symbolic life. Where do we live symbolically? Nowhere except where we participate in the ritual of life. . . .