Step 3 : Research. Yesterday’s highway log vignette reminded me of an Emily Carr painting but I couldn’t remember which one. It didn’t take long to find “Vanquished” which is one of my favourite Emily Carr paintings. Fallen and decaying ancient totems of a lost culture rhythmically populate a desolate beachhead. Big Jump – highway log = totem, highway overpass = mountain. (grass still equals grass). Me thinks this is a great concept for a painting. So, I start to paint.



December 03, 2014

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