I stake a claim and then give myself over to the pure concentrated wholehearted all-in satisfying rhythms of making shelter, working the ground to yield nourishment, pausing every now and then to take long deep drinks of cold water, and sleeping like the earth itself at night.
Before, during, after:
from this 8x10" start,
to this 4x5" quadrant,
to this coverup,
to a completed painting.
|A Simplicity of Sun and Earth and Lake and Pine|
4x5"; acrylic, ink, china marker, collage, and pastels on paper