The return of the Controversy. I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: I love boat names. Controversy, Compromise, Amphibi-Con, Riverkeeper. These names beg to be poemized.
Admission: Sometimes I sit down to do a new piece and feel absolutely befuddled.
My most typical response to that feeling is to choose a passage from the boat magazine and stare at it until certain words start to feel right. Today’s experiment began with just such a passage.
The second step here was to choose how to disappear the words.
India Ink won the day in this one, which is for some reason not a medium I’ve used yet in this book, but I can assure you I will be using it again. It is easier than paint, more flexible than marker, and allows the transparency I love so much. Continue reading “The Indirect Passage”