This is the beginning of a smaller compliment to Defensive Postures. I don’t know how many pictures of drones there are on the internet, but we are fix in’ to find out. This Cape Weaver picture was irresistible for it’s lighting. I ended up taking the flower pic myself, mostly because it was difficult to find a flower shot with a big old squarish shadow on it.
Shiny, Shiny, Shiny. I’m having fun with this new off shoot of Defensive Postures. Which is strange, because thinking about the illogically couched logical conclusions of the series makes me sad. The titling of this piece was in reference to video games. You yourself escape, you also complete somebodies business plan. the act of getting away powers the machine. In other news, on my vacation I went to Dick’s Classic Garage in San Marcos, Texas and the San Antonio Zoo. Loaded up on Pics.
These paintings are all 18×36, a very comfortable size for me. I’m using the same organizing principals as the other Defensive Postures work, but instead of using pictures of used cars, I am collecting old helicopter pics. I became interested in doing a series of game birds because of the illustrations in a bird book a co-worker was perusing. The golden spiral arrangement of the feather patterns and the born to die nature of game birds were a factor.
After Kogyo, and one of my favorite pieces for Animaruprinto No Hitobito, I was never really satisfied with the background of False Flag. It is a hazard when you work on a background and then decide what goes on it. The new series is much more preconceived with multiple trips to photoshop to figure out what goes where. False Flag is how I used to do things to a t: do a background, flip back and forth between pics to do the render. Anyway, I like this better. It lets the figures breathe and it is finally clearly about a game of cat and chicken.
The Defensive Postures series continues with this rabbit inspired piece. There are four rabbits represented, so I called it Rabbits 4. The wasp nest imagery is symbolic of the series central theme. I’m going to probably work it into future paintings.
It’s time to go out to the Ghost Town again. Start time has been changed to 4pm and will go to eleven.http://www.ghosttownaustin.com
Gallery onefive4 gave the show in Georgetown a shout out. Thanks for the support, Christopher Priority! The show is up for a couple of months. I have set up a Facebook event for the show and If a opening seems appropriate after a month or so, I’ll keep everyone apprised.
I have a small painting show in Georgetown, right up the road from Austin. 8 paintings, and a couple of prints, there a bouts. The show will be up for a couple of months. Purchases can be made at the counter, or give me a call and I’ll square or paypal your purchase. Come on out. Address: 109 West 7th Street #105, Georgetown, TX 78626
This is the second one of my high art sushi charts. Look for these in a set of placemats as well as a giclee edition. I should have a few in Cherrywood Art Fair, in which I will have a booth. That show is December 14th. I might have them available by the show in Manor. I’ll keep people posted.