I hear the wind blowing and the snow building. It was December 21 2022. I think of this as a composition: a corrugated layer of icicle texture, an overlaying layer of windy vapour, and a central element. The central element is in the subject role, while the back and overlay layers are contextual. The central…
In which a fictional visual entity, blob, begins to enter public space. The world of the blog, and the response of two people, create a feeling of attention. The image portrays the feeling of being seen, and in this case a warm embrace, represented as flowing molten light.
Today I went up to Gonzalez Hill. I found my favourite spot, and drew the bay.
Portraits at Goward House
I’ve been enjoying weekly visits to Goward House, where members of the local community sit for portraits. There are about 8 to 10 painters and we sit in a semicircle for about 90 minutes. I came to accept that 90 minute portraits might look unfinished. Gradually I’m beginning to work to the amount of time…
I attended an etelier class through the Arts Student League of New York. The teacher, John A. Variano, offered us the work of Rogier Van der Weden. While working on this, my copy powers noticed that there are hue areas, just like shadow and highlight areas. In this case, I integrated areas of blue and…
Curtains as shape
These are a series of curtains. I was attracted to a process involving outline and inner selection. The inner selection became a way to access reflecting light, and the shapes became action.
Many images are made just to try something, or to see what something looks like. It would be too elevated to consider such an image as expressing an idea, even though that sometimes happens. In the case of this image, an interpreter might see embryonic twins, perhaps even with a hint of the divine. This…