I haven't not been doing art....
Painting is still not flowing off my brushes, but I've been photographing.
Sunday Morning, China Camp, California.
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Fan II, acrylic on canvas, 20"x 20"
Went back to the image of my grandfather's fan.
Started with the idea of making a black and white painting but some warm tones snuck in.
I might have another go at this next week.
Scissors II, acrylic on paper
Also worked with an old image of scissors.
First repainted a canvas version I did years ago that was a little still, it stayed a little stiff,
I think it'll be a bag soon... and then did this version on paper, which I like better.
Speaking of bags:
Twin Peaks bag, front and back. I like what's happening in the back!
I spend a lot of time teaching photography to young students, mostly 3rd through 5th graders.
I don't tell them what to photograph, I figure it's their world, they can show me what they see.
We work a lot on how to take photographs in focus,
and then sometimes that rule gets broken brilliantly: