Slowing down my process has allowed enough new interior space to allow grinding my own oil paint and to be more selective about layering. allowing all that surrounds us at this odd time in history a way into the images I am creating.
Killer Wasps Attack was from a headline I spotted online and here it becomes something from the terror in dreams. I mix the umber to create first a grisaille that will guide my color choices later. In this case the painting at this stage was enough and I stopped here.
It is 63 x 79 inches on Linen. It is not stretched yet as I await the fabrication of a stretcher frame, then it will be stretched and varnished.