Sunday, August 8, 2010

In Progress (more than one at a time fits this status)

The way I paint is...sporadic. Maybe this is not best. But it is how I cope with paint that takes a while to dry and the constant frustration. This frustration comes from working, re-working, continuing to work one little inch on the canvas. And after all this's not perfect. Well, what gives? So here's another morsel of a piece to ponder on. This is my portrait of an "intellectual" person. Referencing Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson's portrait of Jean-Baptiste Belley (below).
And here's my contemporary take on heroic thinking:

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