Hooray! here is the start of the first of my calendar paintings. Bearing in mind that they were going to be drawings not full paintings, that there have been several distracting events, and that I am pretty slow anyway, I will not take up much time today to write a lot…. I think I better get on with it!
This is ‘Seven Birds on a Wire’ – the sketch is in this post, if you’d like to see it again. In calendar-order, I have started in the middle with these paintings: If I start right at the beginning, with the simple ones, the more complex paintings will menace me. This seemed as good a place to start as any.
I started this at the weekend, or possibly Friday, so I haven’t done this all in one day! Anyway, without further ado: