Big Sky, a Basketball Court and Yellow

Large scale paintings begin on a concrete slab that was formerly a basketball court.20131006-133316.jpg

It’s windy on this high ridge, so rocks hold the canvas in place.  A garden hose is used to size the canvas.Beginning in the Basketball Court

The space – big sky, a slab of concrete, 30 yard rolls of canvases – naturally calls for paintings to scale.  When they’re brought inside, it’s surprising how large they are.image

Yellow borders the court.20131006-135203.jpg

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