IN THE STUDIO

A look at my creative process: The construction of “ACROSS the HALL”

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Cutting veneer for floor

Cutting veneer for floor

Preparing floor for bonding to hardboard

Preparing floor for bonding to hardboard

The veneer is bonded and the first coat of plaster is on the wall

The veneer is bonded and the first coat of plaster is on the wall

First coats of pain and doors installed

First coats of paint and doors installed

 

ACROSS the HALL construction finished

ACROSS the HALL construction completed


The following are progress photos of a piece titled  “Old Porch In the Moonlight”

Initial sketch on hardboard

Initial sketch on hardboard

Window is built and brick work applied

Window is built and brick work applied

Hardboard is cut out and window installed

Hardboard is cut out and window installed

Begin application of siding

Begin application of siding

One wall completed

One wall completed

Second wall sided

Second wall sided

Third wall completed decking applied

Third wall completed and decking applied

Application of paint layers

Application of paint layers

Begin painting reflection in window

Begin painting reflection in window

Pretty much finished

“Old Porch In the Moonlight” finished


Some of my inspiration comes from photos. Here is an example of a photo I took of an old barn in Helena California, and then rendered with various textured materials.

Old Barn in Helena California 24x24x2 3/4 NFS

My original photo of the old Helena barn.

My original photo of the old Helena barn.