Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Bad Ass Work

Late night, peering into my workshop from the house side of things, I noticed a marvelous shadow cast from the Halfland tree set onto the translucent paper panels hung as partitions, blue light shone and shown underneath is from our good friend, computer.

As I thought, it was to be just a brief Halfland moment today.

All I was able to do on Halfland progress was to slather the other side of the test wall panel with a different brand of pre-mixed joint compound that I'd bought ages ago for the purpose. I think I'll be happy with the cottage wall look after the whole thing gets a second or third coat of plaster and then color washed.


Sorry for such dull news when such possible excitement is held at bay behind the wafer thin veneer of the often frustrating time/space continuum.

My hands want to sculpt characters badly (well, that came out sounding wrong) I want to sculpt and build and detail and film and edit so badly. hee.

Maybe one day I'll get my chance. To be bad, (I'm cracking myself up over here) Bad Ass Animation that is!. Yup.


  1. Now THAT is bad ass!! And beautiful. I love these little accidental artworks.... I used to always find that my pallette looked better and far more interesting than the paintings I was attempting.

    I'd love to see this image, or a cropped portion of it, developed into a Halfland poster. Hmmm... I don't suppose you know anyone who does graphics work?...........

  2. Thanks Mikee, my great accomplice in High Crimes.

    Well, I guess I know the image for tonight's blog entry when I get bax from sundry doings.


  3. Beautiful image, can't wait to see what you do with it :)

  4. Well there's a Halfland logo idea. That tree is pretty iconic.
    I love that you saw that and took a picture of it. Very cool.

    I love it when things like that happen - 'Art is all over"
    to steal a phrase from my old printmaking instructor.

    ps thanks for the link


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