Visual notes to self (newest first)

Digital sketch over painting


Painting started

6x12b — raven is pac/ultra fifty-fifty

Graphite, clear gesso on canvas panel


Raven at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

Aspect 1:2

Graphite, clear gesso on canvas, 10x20x2d

Ready to paint, 2 inch wrap canvas

Full frame photo, with sidebars

Good for big canvas, 3x4 aspect?

Maybe something like this in a 30x40, sidebars, sky,

smudged digitally

Same raven, different light

Lower beak looks impaled by wire or nail

Wet clay tile, 10x10, after rain, snow, birdseed and birdshit.

(Too bad I’m not famous, this would fetch $50k.)

First visit from the Mothership
Precambrian chemical spill O2
Bypass over a dying corner

White blocks stand in for the high-rise carving kurinuki style