Corinne maakt

My drawing and painting life

Stacking, stacking…

Jan18_Twee bokjes_stack

Stacked … , mixed media, A5 watercolor paper

Story

‘Can I come down now?’ is all I think the top animal is thinking. It’s not enjoying this. But if you’re taking an acrobat class. You either get at the bottom of the stack – carrying everyone else – or in the middle with everyone climbing you and you not at the top – or you get to be at the top where it’s scariest and everyone wants your place. Or a movement from below has you tumbling…….  ‘Please?!’

Process

I have been stacking birds and other animals. It must have something to do with my imagination that sees different animals, and I just want to bring them all out in the painting. Or with the course that I have had on my wish list for a while now: Birds on Birds (by Alison Donoghue). It ran live in the Fall when I didn’t have the time to do the work. Now I may have time – and reason – to do it. Now it fits with the theme I’m doing. I might just make ‘Stacking’ my theme for next period. As I am getting more and more stacks. And they are getting sillier too.

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5 comments on “Stacking, stacking…

  1. memadtwo
    January 19, 2016

    The sillier the better. N.

  2. Sheila Marie Delgado
    January 24, 2016

    Cheer animal hall of fame!

  3. Retta Stephenson
    January 25, 2016

    I don’t know why, but stacked animals always tickle my funny bone. Love this!

    • corinnebekker
      January 25, 2016

      Thanks, Retta, for your response. Much appreciated.

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