Fugue In Gamma #3
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For some time this oil painting from my Tondo series hung in my studio near my color mixing station as a ready reference for color possibilities. You could think of it as a key to the color choices made in the Tondo series. Exclusively for Daylighted, the image of this painting is surrounded appropriately by a background pattern which you could think of as a key for much of my digital work. This image is derived from a photocopy and watercolor collage of a dragonfly I created while in Seattle which is derived from a deconstructed photograph I took while building theatrical scenery in New York. The digital image is from a series know simply as Dragonfield.
I am a native of California, returning to reside here in 1999 after careers in the military, theater, historic building restoration and writing. I have been dedicated to painting since 1992. In over 20 years I have taught myself to paint by studying great works from around the world that exemplify the styles and techniques of every age, by reading artists' first-hand accounts of their own experience and processes and by going to the easel each day to develop the ...