'The discovery of time led to the realisation that one could lose a place forever, even if it continued to exist. The perspective of today is different. We no longer mourn ideal places, but we are losing the real places that create identity. The imaginary and the real are trading places. In…
my doctor told me to eat more taco bell
well actually he said “less mcdonalds” but i’m pretty sure i know what he meant
Classic Paintings on Trashed Cans by Kim Alsbrooks
On technique: The trash is found flat, on the street. One cannot flatten the trash. It just doesn’t work. It must be found so that there are no wrinkles in the middle and the graphic should be well centered.
Then the portraits are found that are complimentary to the particular trash. Generally I depict miniature portraits from the watercolor on ivory era (17th-18th century more or less). The trash is gessoed in the oval shape, image drawn in graphite, painted in oils and varnished.
I’ve been emailing folks, that I look up to, for advice…we just got the first round of spreads for the second issue of TAC Magazine, and boy, does it look good…
maybe I am having second thoughts, or maybe having the textile arts center to hold on to is a comfort (because letting go means I have…
I love your art, but a great job in a field you love is not nothing. Can you modify your life to just get a little more time for art?