Discarded Sunset On Kansas

Mixed media 18×24 in. on canvas. Back in the day part of studying photography was you did your own developing and printing, very challenging and costly till you got what you wanted. In this piece I incorporated some  discarded B&W nature  shots into my painting, along with some discarded fabric from the textile lab. My kids call it the dirty underwear picture, but I never was that cutting edge back then.  A closer look and we  can see a typical Kansas Winter setting near some fence rows.  I also used a brite red cinnamon wrapper to add texture and color. This is a piece that has had no issue (my wife likes it)  finding a home in a main traffic area in my house over the years. Talk about slow, I started this in 1974 and completed it in 1988…a story for another time.

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3 thoughts on “Discarded Sunset On Kansas

  1. I know what you mean about ‘issues’ with the wife. My work has taken over the kitchen (I’m the cook!), and the dining room (the computer is there, and I spend the most time there!), but I do limit my stuff in the living room to things she really likes. Right now, I count only four pieces of mine in there.

    Mike

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