Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Simpleton Crusty

Here is part of a painting I've been painting. It is a simpleton lion.

What I've sort of realised is that my paintings might serve a completely different purpose to my drawings. In fact I suspect that the same people who are predisposed to dig my drawings might not really dig the paintings, and that's alright.

I'll elaborate on this issue in another time and place.

Having said that, following on from slow crusty layered paintings like this one, I might also do some faster fresher paintings which have more in common with my fast swishy cocky drawings.

There's a continuum going on here or light to heavy, or fun to serious. I'm trying to be aware of where my respective things sit on that continuum, or slide up and down it.


Chrissie A said...

Chloe, I love your drawings, your paintings and your commentary. Your blog is always a treat!

Chloe Cumming said...

Thanks Chrissie!

You perhaps sensed that I was feeling a tad insecure.

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