The Boat

Today I’m getting a start on weathering the boat keel for the current painting. Next I’ll prep/mount the cladding. Eventually I’ll submerge the whole thing in water, freeze it, put it in the oven & start it on fire (among other things) before placing it in the painting.

 

Progress

I started this painting more than two years ago and am at last beginning to see its outcome.

Today I’m checking the proportions and relationship between the wooden boat and the painted surface. Long way to go on each, but I’m very happy with how things are turning out.

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Lures

I have a thing for fishing lures. I’m not sure why exactly… I don’t fish.┬áHere’s some details from past #paintings. I use ashes and small seeds from our field for texture.

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Bicycle Fine Art At Profiles, NY

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The painting Verehrung at Profiles, NY (200 LEX) in the New York Design Center. Profiles and Bicycle Fine Art are collaborating to show an ongoing showcase of contemporary art and design.