Friday, November 18, 2011

November 18, 2011: The people rocking the ship of state

This work was inspired by a sketch done on August 8, 2004 (wishful thinking about that upcoming election). I dedicate it to the current rocking that people are doing all over the world.

Original sketch from August 8, 2004.
Line work on canvas.
Wet color image
Charcoal line started.
Unmounted canvas, wet image circ November 18, 2011, finished drawing.
Mounted 9 x 12 x 1.5 deep, image circ Novemeber 30, 2011

About the materials:
Medium: Acrylic Glazing Liquid (Satin), Golden Mediums
Pigments: Charcoal (Brier Island, Nova Scotia), Pokeberries, Wild Grapes, Rust (Canaan, CT), Black Walnut (Sharon, CT), Beach Rose Hips (East Beach, RI). Beet (Sheffield, MA)
Surface: Unprimed Cotton Duck
Mounting: Mounted on wood panel 9" x 12" x 1.5" using Neutral pH Adhesive, Lineco, Inc.

Exhibition History:
Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY, January 2012
Aretephos Studio Gallery, Amenia, NY, May 2012

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