Saturday, November 4, 2006
I Can't Talk Now... We are Dancing in the Kitchen!CHEERS!Outsider Art by SingletonHot Pink sateen Clutch Purse sequined in beercaps. Beercaps, Marker, Pen & Paint
Sunday, October 29, 2006
YESOutsider Hippie Art (c) Singleton 2006"What did you say?"Yes."Say it again"Yes."Are you whispering now?"YesI'm so thirsty....Colored markers, pencils, ink and all that hoo-hah on cardstock
Sunday, October 22, 2006
TIGHTROPEOutsider Woman Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006Stupid little soap opera.....You're watching.Checking to see if I can find the balance,the rhythm...bird on a wire....And I might teeter,wobble,but I won't look down.Peace is waiting.And I'm going there.Markers, ink, pencils and all that other hoo-hah. The earrings are just for balance.
Thursday, October 19, 2006
TRIBAL DANCEWoman Outsider Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006It was hazy.Smokey.Dark.I wasn't ready.Wasn't expecting you.Wasn't looking for you.Into the light.Colored pencils, markers, ink and all that hoo-hahSold To A Fellow Tribal Dancer
Sunday, October 15, 2006
RANDOMOutsider Woman Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006I was only dancingAnd you whispereddown my neckEverything and nothingthat I simplywanted to hear...I was only dancingRaincheck.Colored markers, pencils, ink and all that hoo-hah
Saturday, October 7, 2006
The SeductionOutsider Woman Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006If you weren'tsohammered,You would haveseen melook away.And this wouldcomeas no surprise.Next round's on me.Markers,pencils, ink and all that hoo-hah on cardstock,etc...Sold to the Keeper of My Confessions
Wednesday, October 4, 2006
Sweet ChaosOutsider Woman Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006You didn't leave mebroken,just a little of a mess.Nothing I can't fix. Markers, Pencils, Ink and all that other hoo-haSOLD to a Soulful Sister
Sunday, October 1, 2006
WINDOWOutsider Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006I found awindow.Opaque, but open.And I'm leaving.The trash goes out on Tuesday.pencils, markers, ink, all that hoo-ha
Thursday, September 28, 2006
Relapse, total relapseOutsider Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006Haunched,ready to run,watching,waiting.Andthe sun was new and yellowand glaring,the coquina under my feetalmost blinding.I almost didn't see you.And when I did...I forgot to run.to fight.to save myself from this againrelapse,total relapse.8 1/2 by 11 cardstock. Colored markers, pencils, ink and all that hoo-hahAt home on the living room
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
The Humpty DumptyOutsider Art(c) Singleton 2006All dressed up and on top of the world! King of it all! And then, out of nowhere, Chaos is zooming in, threatening to crack my fragile little self. Arrrrrgggghhhhhh! I'll just stand here and be very very still and "pretend" I'm having peace.... Are we having fun yet?8 1/2 by 11 on cardstockMarkers, colored pencils and penSOLD
Monday, September 25, 2006
Saturday, September 23, 2006
Little Reminders ofVoo DooOutsider Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006 SOLDLike rusty little nails,you hammered your voo-doo who- do into my world.Fooled you, though,moved my love beads farthestfrom my heartAnd you missedOn your very last foolish lungeAnd I'm not empty.But, vacant,And that should have beenwelcomed all alongMarkers, pencils, ink, and a little bit of Joanie on cardstock
Wednesday, September 20, 2006
FLY CATCHEROutsider Artwork(c) Singleton 2006SOLDWe know who you are and saw what you didThis isn't some cheap little B rated movie, where you can parade in and out, littering the floors with obscene little motives and leaving your dirty fingerprints across my heart.I am the fly catcherAnd I'll catch youwhen I can
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
(c) Singleton 2006Outsider ArtDON'T LOOK DOWNRock bottom is much further than you thinkSOLDI'll masquerade around, arms tied, pretending to float.SinkingKickinggrappling at the rusty little treasures...waterlogged moths, barely breathing....All dressed up and no place to goExcept tomorrow.Or down.
Monday, September 18, 2006
Sorry, wrong number...I'll try again(c) Singleton 2006SOLDAccidents happen.And sometimes they're wonderful.You tumble backwards,feet slipping off the curb,and plow head on into fate...we magically tumble into what was never meant to be,mistakenly thinkingthis is it.Love.And then it hits you.
Sunday, September 17, 2006
Wedding BoxOutsider Hippie Keepsake Box(C) Singleton 2006Pretty little flowers scattered all around,I tuck my memories here for safenessthencount to ten and...it's an ever-empty little boxcontents on the floorAnd I see you...watching me...(As if I care)I kick the petals to the sidedancing in the dustand post my keep-out signlike dirty laundry on the lineThe wedding box.And all that other
Saturday, September 16, 2006
SOLDPretty Little StoryOutsider Art(c)2006, Singleton Little Fairy Teller,You are such a prettystory. You've always wanted torewrite The End with all yourfancy-smancy words .Framed & Double Matted_____________________________________
Friday, September 15, 2006
PEACEKEEPEROutsider Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006SOLDI've changed the locksI hope you understandI'll miss your eyesthe see-through color of thin waveskissing sandbarsand the way you threw your head backto laughchugging the good downBut you let the flies inI hope you understandFrom the never-ending stack of 8 1/2 by 11 cardstock...Colored pencils, markers, pen
Thursday, September 14, 2006
Catching Marbles in The RainOutsider Art(c) Singleton 2006SOLDIn the early morning, sleepless,"wandering the halls til almost dawn"hoursI gave up andtrapsed outsidehead bangingcoughingfrom a too late nightandfound her theredancing in the knee high grass,catching marbles in the rain.
Monday, September 11, 2006
Cinderella © 2006, SingletonDid you really think you could walk in Glass Slippers? With your dirty little feet? Happy Halloween...Get swept away...Jump in the Pumpkin & Run!SOLDFramed & Matted, 10" x 10"________________________________________________
Sunday, September 10, 2006
RUMORS(c) Singleton 2006Self Portrait from the BarUnfinishedSold We all have good intentions,we start out meaning well...naughty little demons,broken charms around my neckAnd it's the morning after,in the face that faces me,that reminds me that I'm haunted...Ink, markers, pencils, bottlecaps, Michelob label, acrylics, scribblings on canvas; sealedUnfinished, but over, done, movin'on because at
FAIRYTELLEROutsider Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006Don't think that for one momentI believeyour stupid little ghost stories.I'm just listening...choosing to inhale...to take the sepia remnants of your bruised and batteredauraand remember the afterglow
Saturday, September 9, 2006
Peek-a-BooOutsider Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006Oh, he's there.Peeking through borrowed eyes,listening to second hand stories,Parading around in a paper bag maskliving the perfect lifeWatchingAnd waitingpen and colored markers on another one of Curt's Coffee Table Envelopes
Friday, September 8, 2006
Kaleidescope KiteOutsider Hippie Art on legal envelope(C) Singleton 2006My fingers clutch at the tattered string,and the pretty little kite floats away...I'm dancing in our daydream,tethered to your ghost....barefoot and bluejeaned withthe music barely onAn empty sky swallows wholewhat was and "what should never be"But it's your words I miss the most.Color markers and pen on another empty
Thursday, September 7, 2006
Words Outsider Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006Peace.Love.You will never hear,never read,never imagine.Tucked safely hereIn a found envelopeAddressed to no one."Send me words" you used to say...and I did...morning bouquets of peace and love and startling relevations... that rocked your world...but you didn't protect them. Guard them like your virginity. And now they are spoiled. And so what's left,
ENVELOPE # FOUROutsider Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006Empty little suitcasesfilled with nothing, but my thoughtsPaper kites I'll never fly,never leave for you to find.Addressed to no one in particularin case they lose their wayEmpty little suitcases,filled with nothing, but my heartPen and colored markers on legal envelope
Wednesday, September 6, 2006
Just Stop Talking(c) Singleton 2006YourIncessant chattering,noise,background staticis raining on my peaceYou're alwaysflapping at the jaws...and never listening...
Sunday, September 3, 2006
Ring around the Dead Posies...(c) Singleton 2006Outsider Hippie ArtSOLDHere lie the words, the many many words, the moments like a memory, the magic.....of days gone by,of days cradled,of days counted.cherished,and cussed."I've loved you for a million years" ...."see me, feel me, touch me"I believe.Do you hear me now?And they all fall down.
Saturday, September 2, 2006
(c) Singleton 2006Page 148 From My JournalSOLD TO A BEAUTIFUL SOULThis is what Sunday Morning looks like,feels like,sounds like. Listening between the lines.Running.Falling.Drenched.
Tuesday, August 29, 2006
YOU DO!Or so the story goes...Spooky little story lives tucked inside this dusky old box.... open the door and come inside to a place called....haunted memories....Calligraphy,collage, etc .. Singleton Childhood nightmares and creepy little feelings courtesy of....???For the hand-me-down story of WHY this little suitcase was ever stuffed with the YOU DOs! ...kick over to the pages of
Wednesday, August 23, 2006
The Secret Lives we Leave Behind(c) Singleton 2006Held in Private Collection The Secret Lives we Leave Behind...littered with what was once treasured trinkets and is now...a dusky trail of spent cigarette butts,sordid little love stories gone wrong...And all the charm of cheap wine left to age on the kitchen counter
Tuesday, August 22, 2006
No Fairy Tales TonightOutsider Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006From the ever growing Keep-Out Collection..8 x 10 pencils, markers, penKEEP OUTNO FAIRYTALES TONIGHTSometimesit's not all bad...at first sight,first kiss,first fateful encounter....And then you remember,like Deja Vue,this is exactly whatyou didn't want ...All wrapped up in pretty little Fairytale colors....Not Tonight.Not Tomorrow.Not
Sunday, August 20, 2006
GUESTS, ...We love that you are here!Hope you enjoy your wanderings and wonderings through our world!Jump on the comment box right here to sign our Guest Book and say hello!Check out the archives for additional artwork and ramblings. Peace, love and always, the yellow butterfly......Skinny, Singleton, and the tribe!
Saturday, August 19, 2006
Scream CatcherOutsider Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006SOLD to The Keeper of My ThoughtsThis little night time waif is all over the place, snatching up the scary stuff so only the good seeps through. It's an exhausting, never-ending bit of magic, sifting through everyday horrors, night frights, things that make you crazy, that break your heart, that scare the hell out of you, and trying to find the
Tuesday, August 15, 2006
Outsider ArtEnter At Your Own Risk(C) Singleton 2006Outsider Hippie ArtEnter at your Own RiskTo a Place calledTomorrowwhere nothing is inblack and white,nothing in concrete,no guarantees,only hope.And perhaps,the promise of peace
Wednesday, August 9, 2006
Take My HandOutsider Art8 1/2 x 11(c) Singleton 2006SOLD to The Keeper of My ThoughtsSometimes you have to reverseThe KeepOUT Spell...reach outandwelcometomorrow...It's all Good
Tuesday, August 8, 2006
Tuesday, August 1, 2006
LOVE LETTER(c) Singleton 2006Outsider Hippie ArtSOLD, PRIVATE COLLECTIONNo explanation.No need.It's all in the letter.I go in peaceto a place I want to live...to tomorrow.......
Outsider Art,Jesus A Certain Peace(c) Singleton 2006You gotta remember to believe. And sometimes when you least expect it, where you've never bothered to look, you'll be reminded. . .To believe.Marker, colored pencils, ink and paper collage on Nadine's game board.
Sunday, July 30, 2006
(c) Singleton 2006It's all good,We can fix this...SOLD to a sister in peace, in time......You're broken.And I'm watching.Dragging out the paints and the glue and the glitter.Waiting.You're broken.And when you're ready, we'll put you back together again. Tidy up your damaged soul. Paint a prettier past for you to fall back on.It's all good,We can fix this.
Saturday, July 29, 2006
Outsider Art Just Drink Beer!(c) Singleton 2006SOLD TO A KINDRED THINKERI just want to spend my life marinating in this martini...Can't you find someplace else to drown in your sorrows..and just let me float in peaceGo ahead, have a Beer!
Friday, July 28, 2006
A Saint Or A Fool(c) Singleton 2006Self Portrait from The Pink HouseSold to the safe-keeper of my thoughtsI forgot to tell you about the yellow butterfly,And I'm sorry....I would have liked to have left you with at least that...so that you, too,could understandthepromiseof peace.She'll flutter by you anyway.It's just a shamethat you won'traise your fingertipsto the skyand throw herkisses.
Saturday, July 22, 2006
Outsider Art8 1/2 x 11Meet Me At The Sandbar(c) Singleton 2006SOLDNo fear of the undertow...The inevitable backwash....Meet me at The Sandbar....
My Arms Are Tied(c) Singleton 2006Outsider Hippie ArtSOLDUntil you find Peace,My arms are tied...You suffer so...With your wrecked happy endingsAnd tarnished yesterdays...But i loved ya baby,And I believe...In...Yellow butterfliesAnd perfect skies,The promise of sunriseAnd fated good-byes.Until then,My arms are tied.
Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Welcome to www.JustGiveMePeace.blogspot.Com, designed to celebrate the outsider art works of Hippie Artist Singleton .The artwork here is just a peek into the whimsical, sometimes dark and often, obsessive world of the self-taught artist.Each piece is very personal & is inspired by a reality, a person or persons, a conversation and/or experience.YOU INSPIRE US & WE GREATLY APPRECIATE IT!Please
(c) Singleton 2006IN THE ENDPEACE WINSMeet Me There BabySOLD, with great endearment to a soulful sister on the other side of the states.This much I know is true...
Saturday, July 8, 2006
Pretty little...Pot Head(c) Singleton 2006SOLD TO A SWEET LITTLE SISTER IN SOULI'm just amazed that something as beautiful as you could survive and thrive and blossom from such a dirty little past.
Friday, July 7, 2006
FloatingOutsider art(c) Singleton 2006Sold to a blessed new friend,a sister in peaceIt's all good.I'll just keep floating.Scooping up the good stuff in my tattered little net,collecting keep- sakes and karma.Again, and again,in the end,Peace wins....Until then,I'll just keep floating....
Saturday, July 1, 2006
Wednesday, June 28, 2006
(c) Singleton 2006Outsider ArtSOLDPretty little sea nymph...casting her spells and counting her treasures.Ahhh,you're lured to float so close....mesmerized by the current....
Friday, June 23, 2006
Last One StandingOutsider Hippie Art(C) Singleton 2006SOLD PRIVATE COLLECTIONSometimes the only safe place left is amongst the ever shifting sands...where drip castles change with the tides and time is just a drift....where good stuff washes ashore and the dark and lurking sea can stretch her foamy green fingers into our world and gobble back the bad....swallowing it forever....Standing here,
Sunday, June 18, 2006
Outsider Art by(c) Singleton 2006'She Wants You Back and Then Some'SoldGo Figure.The Story.The Irony.The long and dirty road trip.Ahhh...I should have kept the keys,It's better when I drive.
Monday, May 29, 2006
Monday, May 22, 2006
Just give me your keys and I'll DriveOutsider Art, (c) Singleton 2006SOLDPeace and Love. Everything else is just a road trip. Give me your keys and I'll take you there.
Thursday, May 4, 2006
'The Farmer's Grand-Daughter'Outsider Art(c) Singleton 2006SOLD Her dirty little feet pad the wet earth with such familiarity, such primitive "at-homeness" that it is only natural the earthworms follow her footsteps like an army. Doing the hot, sweaty, summertime work for her. She hovers over the emerging seeds, blessing them as they learn to crawl from the sand and stretch, leaves dancing toward
Wednesday, May 3, 2006
(c) Singleton 2006THE KISSOutsider Hippie ArtSOLDTo The Keeper of KissesPerhaps it was the first kiss, the sweet, perfumed Kiss of new love... or the painted kiss, all smudgey and smeared and salty...Or the "I wish you would kiss me" kiss...no more than a butterfly breath, I can't remember which... But it was wonderful.
Monday, May 1, 2006
"Why do you always have those black and white striped curly Q things in your pictures?"hmmm, I do? Yeah, I do. The black and white world of everyday life is in direct contrast to how I want to live, what I want to see. The thread of reality always criss-crosses through our daydreams, zapping us back to the here and now. And frankly, the harsh black and white truth, ziggling through our
Saturday, April 29, 2006
Badri & The Tea Leaves(c) Singleton 2006Outsider Hippie ArtSOLDto an endeared new soul sisterSo there we would sit, indian style, on the living room floor, doling out dreams and stories, sipping tea and trading random thoughts. A carnival of spirits celebrating the secret lives of our childhoods, the imagined lives of our futures, and the everyday lives of today.Friendship. Colored pencils,
Saturday, April 22, 2006
The Pool(c) Singleton 2006SOLDOutsider Hippie ArtworkTO A SWEET NEW SOUL SISTERAmazing how Mother Nature, my Pisces soul, and Paiger's daydreams can give birth to an entire underwater world overnight! And now, What's a girl to do? We've saved one eyed fish and one pound dogs, carless friends and dumpster cats, legless lizards and fallen birds ...and I'm going to chlorinate the pool? I don't think
Thursday, April 20, 2006
SISTERS, of courseOutsider Hippie Art(c) Singleton 2006SOLD to a beautiful strangerHere we are. Lunar opposites. Yet, inately, alike; swimming in a sea of familiar fairytales, Saturday night stories, and our own, sometimes wobbly balance, our yen and our yang. Together, we are one. May the circle be , always, unbroken.Colored pencils, pen, and markers, of course.8 1/2 by 11 cardstock.
Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Outsider ArtNo Soliciting(c) Singleton 2006SOLD ...Shared...at home...with the blessed child of a soul sisterJust a reminder to all you creepy little phantoms of my imagination and hauntings of everyday life, you don't belong here. I only welcome peace.
Saturday, April 15, 2006
(c) Singleton 2006SOLD to a beautiful strangerCaught in the act, this waif-like fairy, is busy casting her mischievous magic. She flits and flutters about; painting the garden with pixie passion, ego friendly embellishments, and sudden fairy tales. 8 1/2 by 11 on Cardstock.Markers, colored pencils, and ink.
Thursday, April 13, 2006
Just wanted to let everyone know that the emails Paiger is getting are so inspiring! I've lived in this house 13 years, and not that I'm a recluse (I'm certainly not) and visitors are mostly welcome, but they usually arrive via chain mail....on the elbow of someone who has been here before. And mostly I hear silence. Maybe they're just overwhelmed. But mostly they're just speechless.I mean, this
Saturday, April 8, 2006
PAPERDOLL(c) Singleton 2006Outsider ArtSOLD to a kindred spirit! It's a game. Like rock, paper, scissors. It's Life. And this is what you did to me. Bully.Colored pencils, marker and pen 8 1/2 x 11
The Beer Garden Fairie(c) Singleton 2006Outsider Hippie ArtShe flits into the party barely noticed, fluttering from barstools to the dance floor. Careful, her magic is mischief ; and a fool and his beer is all she needs to cast her spell. "Caught in the act", she freeezes in the headlights, but just for a moment. Her mission is to paint the night with pixie-like passion, ego friendly flights, and
Caitlin eats Sardines(c) Singleton 2006SOLD, Outsider Hippie ArtA tribute to sushi, smoked oysters, and the spirit of the sea! Oh yeah, and Caitlin's insatiable appetite!Colored markers, pencils and pen on card stock
The Blessing of The Tides(c) Singleton 2006Outsider ArtistSold, to a kindred spirit"Did I tell you about the dolphins?""There were three""There were five""Joe's treasure boxes""Look, I brought you gifts from the ocean! ""Shells, you brought me beautiful shells?""No,Memories from the San Marino"We've been through high tides, and low tides, and spent countless hours playing driftwood, floating
Friday, April 7, 2006
Tuesday, April 4, 2006
Outsider ArtSELF PORTRAITAS A WITCH(c) Singleton 2006Sometimes you just feel like a witch and sometimes you just look like a witch. This would be one of those days!
Saturday, April 1, 2006
Deja VueIt’s weird really. I draw them. Spend hours or days entrenched in a thought, making a statement or just completing a sentence and then I stack ‘em up on the mantle, balanced between the dusty treasures that live there, and once a week or so I bop them in an envelope and mail them to Paiger. Their likenesses arrive here like an old friend that I haven’t seen in so long that I barely
KEEP OUT!(c) 2006 SingletonSOLD - Outsider Hippie ArtI wouldn't normally want anyone to feel unwelcome, but this little waif is here to weed out the bad stuff! He's the keeper-outer of all things gone karmically wrong. Only the good stuff gets past his keeping, and into my world!
Cocoon(c) Singleton 2006SOLDThis mother-tobe flower fairy will hold you spellbound, as she cocoons her baby butterfly wings. "Kaleidescope" is Mother to her world and with a cosmic splash of life and color, and a spiral from the sun halo she innocently adorns, "Kaleidescope" shows us how love grows in her cosmos. She welcomes life in the purest way.
Sunday, March 26, 2006
FAT MAN FLYING(C) 2006 SingletonSOLDYup, it's on a file folder, sometimes you just gotta put the pen to the paper, no matter what! So this is bubba falling from a plane!This would be a great place to stash important papers...like maybe life insurance policies!
JACK(c) Singleton 2006SOLDDrawing 2006; Words 2003A thousand timesI've wanted to pull your hairPunch you in the faceScream into yourSmiling, Jack-in-the-Box face.Instead I hyperventilateand have anxietyand believe in karmaand goodand everything you're not.Instead, I wait,haunched on the sidelines.Cat in the dark.I won't even have to pounce when the time comes.The trophy,destroyed by the battle,
Saturday, March 25, 2006
Outsider ArtALL RISE(c) Singleton 2006In that predawn moment that seperates the night from tomorrow, I heard them. The sound of fancy spirits taking flight. Their movement so swift and fluid that I couldn't name their faces, but could feel the cool rush of peace as they departed in a dance of colors, rising....
Friday, March 24, 2006
Thursday, March 23, 2006
Outsider ArtMolly in The Moon(c) Singleton 2006Perhaps you know the spirit of Molly, she is in every neighborhood. Adults, children and neighborhood pets gravitate towards her on an as needed basis.Sometimes one needs a hug or some sage advice or maybe just a bite to eat or a moment away from the hustle and bustle of the outside world..Molly is always there.Just because she smokes like a chimney
Outsider ArtKING OF PEACE(c) Singleton 2006Sold Is it all in the luck of the draw? Or do we fatefully deal our own hands? We pray for peace, we beg for peace, we risk, gamble, and even die for peace. I fold.Singleton
Wednesday, March 15, 2006
Saturday, March 11, 2006
BAD DOG(c) Singleton 2006Outsider ArtistThis little pooch isn't so bad. So she chews through the chain link and her slimy little blue tongue wants to gobble you up with kisses....it's just puppy love.
Friday, March 10, 2006
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Now I am JoeIt wasn't long ago that everytime I walked out my kitchen door, I found Joe there. Leaning up against his truck ...smoking a cigarette, gazing at the skies, smiling at the world I lived in. I would pull in my drive way, harried from the commute home and there he would stand, smiling. I know he didn't stand there all day, he created hundreds of thousands of projects in the 12 years I
The bluest eyes. Eyes the color of a perfect sky. That is where I will begin and end. With those blue eyes…..that danced in laughter at the absurdities that life blessed her with…an everyday life chocked full of calamities…. Teetering ladders, lost keys, speeding tickets, broken arms. Those blue eyes that sparkled with childlike delight at the magical moments….Caitlin’s first sentence,(A VERY,