Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Saturday, September 26, 2009
Thursday, September 24, 2009
warsaw, flanders, auschwitz, passchendaele
this is acrylic on primed maple panel
starting with orange and yellow to block in the composition
tomorrow i'll get the red out to refine some of the shapes
and maybe purple to block in the darks
after that i hit the oils
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
the first shipment of panels has finally arrived and
first coat of gesso is down
there'll be sixteen paintings in total, four at 4x5' and the rest at 3x4' -- that's the ambition in any case
the studies have been showing here for some time the work will fill the upstairs lobby at the gctc theatre in ottawa in conjunction with the opening of a play called the children's republic.
also in play are the series of paintings to show in halifax at the 2nd annual nocturne festival on october 17.
all work and no play makes jack a dull boy. but i ain't jack.
and in the meantime, give this a read: