Thursday, February 18, 2010
Return of the 'Silver Tree'
Silver Tree is a drawing from 1996 when I using paper in the 18" x 22" or 20" x 24" sizes. But these days all my drawings are scanner bed size, know what I mean?
There are two reasons I think this image looks yellow-ish...it's third generation because it's been scanned from a slide (you do remember slides, right?), and back then I embossed most of my drawings with silver pencil (actually aluminum which stays silver-looking longer than an actual silver pencil could.)
Perhaps I should have titled it 'Aluminum Tree' but somehow that's not as...lyrical.
The original framed and matted Silver Tree has been described to me by more than one person as looking as if a unicorn might step out from behind the foliage.
Well, what do you think? Are you imagining any magical creatures in the forest? ;p