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24" x 24"
oil on masonite
Posted on December 8, 2008 5:38 PM
"Slow Return" to painting? To recovery? This has a nice richness to the flesh colors and seems Middle Eastern or Greek influenced -or maybe a Pre Raphaelite style subject.
Steve M |
December 9, 2008 2:20 PM
December 9, 2008 14:20
The vibe I get is enhanced & colorized turn of the century (19th-20th) tintype. It's been a long time since I've seen the book (back when my father talked me out of studying art because "There's no money in it"), but I think it reminds me of one of the series from The Human Figure in Motion.
December 10, 2008 5:23 AM
December 10, 2008 05:23
Reminds me a little of Linda Ronstadt (from the old days - before she started to look like that John Travolta character in Hairspray).
Doc Al |
December 10, 2008 3:21 PM
December 10, 2008 15:21
I love our work, but even more I love your use of media upon which you paint.
I don't know if it's intentional, but each of your masonite works isn't necessarily just the painting, but the paiting over a media that accentuates the painting.
It's like you are obeying the stone, rather than manipulating it.
December 11, 2008 2:55 AM
December 11, 2008 02:55
Excellent insight. That's definitiely how I approach this kind of work: Nail the stone surface, then paint in the figure as if the surface is actually effecting the brush strokes.
john Cox |
December 11, 2008 6:19 AM
December 11, 2008 06:19
I rock twice as much as I originaly thought!
December 20, 2008 8:20 PM
December 20, 2008 20:20
John Cox is a painter, cartoonist, and illustrator for hire. For information about purchasing existing work or commissioning new work, contact him by e-mail at john555cox [at] hotmail.com.
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