Here it is...the studio as it stands as of 5:37 PM EST on April 29th, 2010.
Oh my, I have got a lot going on. Today begins the ten day countdown...and that my friends, is sad, very sad indeed. It also means that I am kicking it up a notch, and I currently have four paintings going right now. I wish I could stay here another three months, it's amazing the progress I feel I have made in the past four weeks...what could another twelve do?! So, the painting in the photo right above this little paragraph is what got the brunt of my energy today. I am really happy with the complexity of the composition, and the space that is being created, I would like to push the color a bit more, though not as far as in Tree Shrine which I feel was on the brink of...too much? As it moves along I will post a better image. The process for this painting has been a bit different, I began with washes to give the canvas more "history." I guess I should have taken photos of that. I also have been a bit more methodical in my approach after another painting that I kind of got a little carried away with...Jackson Pollock style. And that's all I have to say about that. I have two other small paintings going right now as well, about 13" x 20" which helps to balance out working on the larger paintings. I know I said I would talk about the weekend in this post, and I promise I will...next time. Besides, wasn't this one just riveting?
Hey you! Thanks for listening!