I’ve been taking sick time from work, and not getting much done in artwork either.
From my apartment in Queens, I can see Manhattan in the distance during the winter. In the warmer weather, the old sycamore blocks the view. I believe I have posted one summer picture of the sycamore, here’s one of the winter ones, where I try to capture the mood of a gray winter’s day. I did two of these, and I’m not sure which one is more successful.
I’m holding off on working on artwork today.
It’s a beautiful autumn day in New York City. Yesterday, we went to another city, and past trees that were tinged…just promising fall colors. It’s times like this I miss living in the suburbs.
Here is the work on “Sentinel”, as it stood yesterday.
Today is a day for artwork and wasting time on the web. It’s amazing how little artwork a person can get done, with a computer hooked up to the internet right next to you.
So here’s an update of “Sentinel’. It’s a 5×7 color sketch. I’m starting to work on the full-size version, now.
This is a drawing of the bridge that spans the East River between Manhattan and Queens. It’s commonly called the 59th Street Bridge, but its official name is the Queensboro Bridge.
I wanted to add some interest to the background, so it wouldn’t be an ordinary picture of a structure.
I did this a couple of years ago. I’m presently working some more on Sentinel, and I hope to have an update, soon.
Here’s the aceo of my new work “Sentinel”. It’s based on the view out the staff cafeteria at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is where I work.
At other peoples suggestion, I have moved my blog from Myspace, to here.
Having finished “Louie’s Spot”, I am moving on to the next drawing. I am working out the composition and color scheme on an aceo.
For now, I am going to show you something I’ve been fascinated with for years, now. It’s the old sycamore outside my living room window. What I am showing now, is a small version I did in the summer.
So I finally know what to do with this darn comment. Okay, so I’m a visual artist who works in metaphysical subjects and modes.