Saturday, June 28, 2014
This is a painting of a mystical nature on one of the new plywood painting surfaces that I & my pal Jim Stevenson have recently been constructing...Jim built them in his workshop & I sanded & primed them, etc. They're nice to paint on...I may add another layer of gesso to make them less absorbent...or not...
(Everybody Likes to Visit) Dreamland, 2014, acrylic on plywood, 24" x 18".
Monday, June 23, 2014
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Since it's around 10 years since I created The War Room (4-wall painted installation), I thought it would be appropriate to revisit the anti-war theme, especially as things don't seem to be necessarily getting any better, globally speaking...
Monday, June 09, 2014
Another in the series of blue, murky paintings on jute. In this one, the title (I tend to think up the titles during the actual painting process) was cut down from more elaborate phrases into the single word "prophecy", which seemed to sum up the painting, whilst making it more enigmatic at the same time.
This could be the beginning of a new small series of murky, crepuscular images done on jute panels, where the texture of the panel adds to the atmosphere of the artwork...
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Here is a photo of part of my desk this morning. I thought it made an interesting little arrangement...the copy of "Listening to Night Whistles" by Tina Hacker (with my Train drawing on the front), & the two recent small paintings, "Sower of the Systems" (left) & "Stellar Blue" (right). See posts below for more information on these items.