She sang a lot of songs including ‘Me and My Chauffeur’. This isn’t quite finished- work in progress.
This iPad picture began as a man on a porch playing guitar in a hat. As I drew, it transformed and morphed and ended as a Parisian lady in a sitting room, under the same hat. The chair has a loose cover made of linen. Like in the film ‘The Yellow Rolls-Royce”, the hat remained the same as the owners changed. It’s like a small domestic story of metamorphosis.
i saw the film Detroit a couple of nights ago. It made a big impact, got me thinking. This is not yet finished but is somehow related and I’m excited about it.
I’m away for a period of time while I think…
I will be back…
This is work in progress -from a group of boys by the beach in California, way back. iPad drawing. I drew this on 31st January – in the ancient Celtic Calandar that’s Imbolc – when Brigid the goddess of fire is recovering from giving birth to a young boy God. That’s a very old way of saying it’s the beginning of Spring.
I painted this on my computer and had it digitally printed with additional glazes. There are cameo portraits and a seal inserted too.
It’s the story of how the Hydrangea plant came to Britain, and its medicinal properties first discovered by the Cherokee. Near the bottom is the Hippocratic seal- which accompanies the Hippocratic oath of around 500 BCE, still in use today: “First do no harm…”
There’s information about Peter Collinson of Pekham who imported rare plants in the C18th HERE
I painted this with my fingers on iPad. Strange how tactile this techno-painting can be! I’m happy that the window box plants are higher than my head. Seems important, somehow.