I’m beginning to explore ideas for my upcoming show at 111 Minna that delve into alternate facets of the project. The light and floaty nature with an almost suspended yet certainly in motion bodies are naturally lending themselves to a exploring their beginnings and ends. But in turn, they also lend themselves to a twists and turns in their character. Read More
I’ve been working on a figurative nude series in the studio that I think is coming of age. It’s contorting the nude form to challenge the acceptance of physical beauty and idea of eroticism. I’ve been having a great deal of fun working with all sorts of models on this unconventional concept, and the models have been enjoying doing a little some thing different. You can see a gallery of images on this site.
The added bonus is that this work has been informing my other processes and helping to hone and shape ideas. And I feel an adaptation developing that can make it even more surreal (and I do hope so). 🙂
Stacey discovered a great paper for these to print on … Moab Slickrock Metallic. It’s a metallic ink jet paper that lets the high end of the contrast remain reflective. It gives the highlights an absolutely dimensional feel. If you’d like to see them, there is a book at our show at Varnish Fine Art … just ask.