New work. Oil paint. Steady as she goes.
I don’t know who convinced me to pick up oil painting again but it’s a slow process. No instant gratification here.
Their final project was a James Rosenquist study. We spent a week researching and watching him work via Youtube videos, his autobiography and artist books. The project was to be 2X2 feet on cold press illustration board and matted with a 2 inch boarder.
Taught a foundations course here at CSUN. ART 140 is 2-dimensional design. We were on the color wheel. Every art students dreads this assignment so after I made them do the standard wheel I gave them another assignment to alter the wheel creatively. Here’s some of the work.
With my paint I’ve had a few run ins with mold. So I’ve started growing it and photographing/recording the process.
“But seriously, bread molds can be a dangerous, dangerous drug. It has been hypothesized that the famous 16th century proto-Surrealist painter Hieronymus Bosch may have been influenced by a hallucinogenic medieval bread mold called ergot. And from looking at his paintings, that guy must have been tripping balls.”