Graphite

                             

"Thirty One Seconds" 2000                            "Dinner" 2000                                  "The Three" 2000  

22" x 30"                                            22" x 20"                                        22" x 30"

Graphite on Stonehenge Paper            Graphite on Stonehenge Paper            Graphite on Stonehenge Paper

After growing bored with white paper I experimented with using alternative backgrounds:

              

      "Gotcha" 2000                                  "Superman" 2000

     30" x 50"                                              24" x 32"

Graphite on Shipping Paper                    Graphite on Masonite

Soon I realized I wanted the quality of the Stonehenge Paper, but something other than white.  I began to experiment with staining the paper with tea:

                             

        "Phase" 2001                                    "Playing" 2001                            "Playing Dead" 2001     

36" x 48"                                         32" x 44"                                         34" x 48"

Graphite on Stonehenge Paper            Graphite on Stonehenge Paper            Graphite on Stonehenge Paper

"Weather" 2001

8" x 28"

Graphite on Stonehenge Paper

Then I soaked the Stonehenge Paper in Kool Aid for a series of drawings based on La Vita Nuova by Dante:

                        

                        

Numbered series of 12 completed in Spring of 2002

Sizes range from 4" to 16"

Graphite on Stonehenge Paper

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