Art

The only “art supplies” people on Texas’s death row can acquire (using funds on their commissary account) are flat boards for canvases, packets of colored pencils, and small sets of watercolors like the ones you might buy for a Kindergartener. Therefore, death-row artists have to be very inventive. Reportedly, one artist is adept at making brushes using hair he “buys” from another inmate. The hair is threaded through the plastic remnants of a pen. “Paint” is made by mixing crushed colored pencils, water, and watercolors together through a process of trial and error.

Here are some paintings that Terence has created while on death row:

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Serene

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Cat Level

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Art Deco Protectors of Africa

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Jimi Hendrix Rockin' in the Sky

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Ball of Confusion​

in collaboration with Reynaldo Dennes

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Natural Beauty

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Black Rose

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Beautifly

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Retro Rabbit

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It's Me

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Aspirations

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Spotted

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The Perspective

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Untitled