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What's interesting is that he is so unrooted--but calm and floating along with the bubbles. This is a great image.
I let this image come out of my subconscious , but the tentacles seem to replace the idea of roots. You don't always know where this stuff is coming from at first but I think you're right Jayme he is unrooted but still calm. Which does sound like my life of late, but maybe more like unrooted and 'trying' to be OK with that.I've turned on the word verification to stop these crazy spam comments, what are they like porn sites or something, I mean who would ever even click these links? Why are spammers so stupid!?
Nice image VERY suited to linocut! I can see your 'trying' by his closed eyes and expression. It is your creative visualisation :)
Interesting that you say that, as I was doing lino cuts by painting the image on with indian ink first (It doesn't print, pencil does) but now I just do the ink painting on paper and make a photocopy print from it. I'm busy working on another series of pics for an artists book so I dont think this one wil make the cut...By the way 'anon' did you see my post on gocco printing?
This is definitely a cool image...the idea of tentacles as roots is great in itself, but I especially like that you've created an underwater satyr/centaur creature. The colors are also really really nice. It's fun to look at...
I did see your post on Gocco printing ... just running over there now :)
Anthony, this is quite poignant and a little disturbing. Yes, it shows breaking away from roots and floating, but the imagery is complex and could mean all kinds of things... I notice that you stuck with eight legs like an octopus (which looks right). The colours and line-weights also add to why this works so well!
That's why I'm enjoying using the brush these days as you do get those slight variations of line. I'm glad you found it disturbing, That's the ballpark I was aiming for. I think I was somewhat disturbed (As others are too) at the whole katrina thing which made me feel like skiping this weeks theme.
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