Author Archives: Oliver Michael Robertson

About Oliver Michael Robertson

I am an artist, illustrator, musician and graphic designer with a degree in graphic design from Portland State University. I am passionate about art and illustration and am always looking for new ways to express myself through different media including etchings, engravings, woodcuts, pencil, pen and ink, painting, colored pencil and the piano.

Otherworldly

 

Angel

Angel

“As once the winged energy of delight
carried you over childhood’s dark abysses,
now beyond your own life build the great
arch of unimagined bridges.”

-Rilke

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birdman

Birdman

“If you want to really hurt you parents, and you don’t have the nerve to be gay, the least you can do is go into the arts. I’m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possible can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something.”
Kurt Vonnegut, A Man Without a Country
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