Solid rock

On Thursday I shot photos of one of my students in the role of the Magician – I posted the sketch for it a few days ago. She has a particularly dramatic appearance that’s going to be really wonderful to paint, with a high-boned pale face against long dark hair, while a fabulous black and white…

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News from the outside world

Photographer Rafael Cardenas was at the gallery for the opening of the exhibit at Bert Green’s Gallery in Los Angeles last Wednesday, and kindly sent me his photo of my piece As the Crow Flies with me in it being photographed. He’s a good shooter – I like what I see of his work on…

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Time

I don’t know how to stretch the day to be even more productive. This day was taken by some very pleasant events that were thoroughly enjoyable and laid groundwork for the future, but meant that I simply couldn’t get any painting done at all, except to snatch a few ten minute breaks to figure out…

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Beckett plays

I spent a pleasant morning driving to Santa Barbara to meet up with everyone involved in the Beckett production that I’m designing for John Blondell. It looks as though the consensus of opinion is that everything should be as stripped down as possible, as simple as can be, with the theatre cleaned out of all…

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