it will really freak out the wild life up the garden cant wait to test her out :P hehehhe...
I got this sweet package today in the post along with a lovely card and some flags which will brighten up the garden no end at the mo!! And being really cold and damp and a bit of green and orange will work a treat under the verandah where my pug is.. cheers my friend what a lovely treat..
Anyhoo most of today was spent immersed in illustrations for the tiles...my next body of work for my sala show....some of the pieces will be stencils and some silkscreened and today was lots of thinking about what works and what doesn't and what do I want to say with these pieces..they are influenced by a Hopper etching that really grabbed me, it's a street scene from a high perspective looking down on a corner footpath.. this motif occurs a lot in Hoppers work it's the cafe that has been 'thrashed' in the nicest possible way with so much pop art today....you know the one marilyn and james dean hanging out in the diner..
So the image sparks a sense of the lone viewer from a high up window watching the goings on below....i love that street corner to me it references the artist eye.. we observe so much, daily happenings, strange events.... ones of coincidence and mundane and yet so interesting...anyhoo since my interest is also in
surface textures and wild native creatures in the suburban landscape... so why not combine them all and see how they get on in the streetscape as neighbours.... design wise I think it will be interesting, concept wise I hope i can pull it off...we shall see
and lastly a use for old xrays... a stencil cut from today, my leaf motif somewhere for the birds to hang out!!