This is a time lapse video of me working on my most recent work, Lilith & Naga. It is a combination of oil on birch panel and charcoal with the lines are created by using an industrial grinder as a drawing tool. Your comments appreciated.
Scrying with charcoal again, which is a quick way of drawing and channeling images, where I draw with both hands and as quickly as possible. I avoid judging the work which helps me get closer to tougher and more detailed images, at times some images only take a couple of minutes, while others can take… Read More “Scrying With Charcoal”
Great day in the studio, two of my favourite creations of the day, one drawing from my android and one painting on panel. Setting up my time lapse cameras to capture work in progress.
Excerpt: South West Journals 1981-2014 A Fastwurms Road Trip – Aug-Nov 1987. To set the stage, we had driven across Canada from Toronto to Banff to do a site specific installation, we decided to bring our Kayaks mounted on the roof of an old Dodge Dart. The idea was to save money by camping and using the kayaks on… Read More “Backseat Road Trip Notes”
Edge-notes: Fastwurms trio travel to DV for some inspiration. Napo travels from NYC, Kim and Dai travel from Toronto, they meet in Las Vegas. One more time in tandem roles and fingered memory in rolling wheels and exploding liquid flights in pouring cash into our unique trail blazing paradigm. Smiles and chuckles of three: in… Read More Death Valley Inspiration Tour
On my first trip to South East Asia, I spent most of my time recording my trip by taking photographs, however on my second trip I decided that I would create miniature watercolor daily impressions. The result was a book of one hundred miniature paintings on paper, here are three of my favorites.
PAINTING FROM THE MONITOR – 2002/2008 Since sometime in 1980 when I bought my first Sony Video8 camera, I began using the camera as the eye that saw the painting, all my painting decisions where based on what the monitor showed me. I was at once the spectator and the painter working the surface; ” paint until it’s perfect for the… Read More “Painting For The Video Screen”