Americana on Canvas
This is my 'thang' for a while now. I rummage through flea markets and photo archives or I hit up friends for old family pics. I make large scale paintings of them in a color palette limited to black, white, aqua and iron oxide, which I rust after I finish the piece. I love the time before people were aware of their photo persona: from the teens through the forties ...
Can't Live the Commonest Way
“Can't Live the Commonest Way on Six Bits a Day" deals a lot with the 'great' old depression and a little with the current one. I'm happily 'stuck' for a while with this palette. Why stop when it keeps making sense?