Thursday, September 11, 2014

Nervous Forest #2



My most recent charcoal drawing... "Nervous Forest #2."  It is 24 x 36" and conceptually along the lines as the first "Nervous Forest" (see next post.)  The idea was to connect natural forms in a way that a person could sympathize with.  The trees' taproots become neurons all connecting to one another in a great collective entity.  Can they think? Can they feel? Would a forest have a reason to be nervous?  My original ideas for this work were motivated by those questions.

I put it in a frame for temporary protection, but it really does deserve a bigger, better frame.  If someone is interested in purchasing this art, I will sell it with this frame, but I hope re-framing it will also be considered.

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