Today, after 11 days non-stop drawing, I completed a large pen and ink drawing of Linda which sorta ‘marries’ my long interest in tiles and spirals with the squiggly cross-hatched drawings of recent years. I think it’s pretty successful and depicts my angelic wife (who doesn’t much mind my long hours in studio) with a […]
Backsliding… “Jim” painting 80 x 44 inches (image area) — a colorful MESS
Yesterday (February 13, 2007) I completed a first LARGE painting using an airbrush mounted on my CNC machine to paint 22,000 0.4 inch squares (200 x 110 squares) in four transparent colors on Rives BFK paper. One of 17 simple shapes designed to produce tone in even steps from lightest to darkest was painted in […]
Pushing Up Daisies
Lovers in a field of daisies are interrupted by the passage of a jet as it flies into the picture’s border. The title, “Pushing up Daisies”, was suggested by a friend, Jerry Vegder. Jerry called the morning of Sept 11 with awful news about a plane crashing into the World Trade Center. While we talked, […]
Portrait of Jerry Vegder woodcut over archival inkjet
My great friend, Jerry Vegder, HATES to have his picture taken! HATES it! But several times, he’s made the mistake of allowing me to photograph his very interesting head! This may be the ONLY portrait of Jerry which he finds tolerable, since the tiled woodcut completely obliterates his image!