A snapshot of my studio today. A painting in progress, the drawing board, new business cards and Chester.
Yesterday’s Longmont 2nd Arts Friday was great, many old & new visitors came by to view and chat about my work.
During the event, I played with some specialty papers that I’ve been intrigued with, but didn’t know what to do with. I tried gluing them to sturdier watercolor paper and printing some stencils (in this case, stencils from Meet the Screamers) on the gilded portions.
On the first try, I used adhesive spray to hold the stencil in place, but that pulled away the gilded surface when the stencil was removed. I then tried with no adhesive, and it worked much better.
To the left is a recent mono print “The 7 Year Scream”, combining vintage cinema and politics.
The second mono print inspired by “The Raven”.
Mono print combining current events, Hitchcock and the British invasion.
Last Friday’s Longmont Second Friday Art night was a lot of fun. The Firehouse was packed, and much of the overflow found their way upstairs to my studio.
The proverbial light bulb went off over my head, and I started mixing and matching imagery. The result is the mono print above, acrylic paint on 300 lb. Arches watercolor paper.
Experimenting with different subject matter and mood. Sort of a movie poster for a movie that has not been made.