Through a live demonstration surrealist painter Cal Rice will explain his creative process from beginning to end. Starting from the conceptualization of a painting Cal will discuss how and why he arrives at an idea, where he draws his inspiration from and how he builds a composition. From there the artist will demonstrate his practice in real time while also explaining how he developed skill set. Having a background in illustration, mural art, tattooing and sculpture Cal draws on all of these different disciplines when he creates a painting. In this demo viewers will see how he has combined these different techniques to develop his unique style and aesthetic.