Monday, July 15, 2013

Honkytonk Noir And 30 Framed Daily Whipouts

July 15, 2013
   I mentioned finding a page layout from an unpublished Honkytonk Sue episode (The Man Canyon) where I tried to evoke a Western Noir vibe. This is on Old School layout board (the yellow is rubber cement gone amber glow).

I actually called the Cave Creek Sheriff's Department and made an appointment with a deputy to pose for me. The woman outside the chicken house is Cave Creek artist Judy Darbyshire's mother.

   Last week I had Michael Feldman of The Frame And Art Center in Phoenix matte and frame 30 of my Daily Whipouts. Here's just a tiny corner of them in Carole Glenn's office:

Really some sweet little gems in here. Two in particular were mightily enhanced by Michael's matting choices:

At left is a study for "An In-din On An Indian In In-din Country" and on right is a so-so study of an Apache warrior that really pops with the yellow matte.

"Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes."
—Ralph Waldo Emerson