I’ve made a few more bird collages – there’s over 30 of these things now populating a sketchbook. I think of making them as a tool for playing with images, starting points, visual notes for a group of new paintings. I don’t think of them… Read More
For anyone wondering, this bird is a brown creeper.
This one is squirelly….
The collages continue….
In my history as a painter, I’ve never been very interested in creating prep work for paintings, preferring instead to work out the problems on the canvas and to put the highest value on pictorial invention in the moment. The exception was perhaps a series… Read More
In making these collages, I’ve been mixing up time and space, as most of them contain parts of images from different walks. In some cases, even cut into bits, I recognize the fragments – where I was, what the weather was like, what else I… Read More