October 1, 2022
Captured this pretty nifty roadrunner cloud right out my Ford Flex window on Scottsdale Road on the way back out to Cave Creek. I swear it's absolutely unretouched. Look at those cheekbones!
And, yes, I realize it could also be the legendary rogue camel—Red Ghost:
Daily Whip Out: "Red Ghost"
The reason I was on Scottsdale Road this morning is I motored down to Cattletrack for Phase III of the Cascading Collage Project.
Cattletrack Crew Phase III
Penelope (a renegade bank teller), Brent and Mark
Dang, they are doing the coolest stuff, combining my artwork, both scratchboard and gouache pieces, on a cascading grid. Notice how the boards at the bottom are coming right off of the matt. So cool. Here's the view looking the other way.
Cascading Collage In Progress
My biggest concern has been that it will look like a community bulletin board, but it's starting to breath and move. I need to paint over these sections to unify all the images and I predict people are going to spend some quality time gazing at this monster when it's up on the wall in the museum.
"My hands do the thinking. It is not a conscious process."
—Cormac McCarthy describing his method of writing