Drawing challenging themes to take me through the festive period. Here is the first of the drawings for the new project.
I just can't believe what the North Koreans have called Obama. It's unbelievable and strongly relates to the work I am doing at the moment on black people working in our factory between 1961 and 2000.
Today's view and back to work again.
End of term Christmas lunch today. Claret, not champagne for me, fairly merry I sauntered home to sit by my computer contemplating work. Images of our workers is my next project. What images I can dredge up from memory are quickly noted down.
A few days to Christmas, eight to be exact and I have finished the last but one image. Want to see?
Yes, you're right, that is what they are, hairs, of the unappealing variety. Well, I had to describe an aspect of that society that was fundamental, what else could I do?
When one is under stimulated one can get a little, let's say, excitable, because one either is presented with entertainment or makes some for oneself. I tried wine but it did little to dull the senses and what little theatre I could create did nothing to stem the tedium. Better to stay at home and draw me thinks.
Here is one I made earlier.
“The canary bird in the coal mine theory of the arts: artists should be treasured as alarm systems.”
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