Tuesday, September 29, 2009

St. Peter's Thumbprint

St. Peter's Thumbprint
copyright clarke 2009
gloucester ma
2 panes of off-set cold glass with stretched canvas mount
verre eglomise, hand silvered mirror, gold leaf, oil, sharpie marker, tape
dedicated to the memory of my friend Captain Eddie Lima, from whom I first learned of
St. Peter's thumbprint.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Falls Village Connecticut?

Just finished the commission: "St. Peter's Thumbprint" photos will follow when the light allows, lots of mirroring on these fish. brownie points offered for anyone knowing what the title of this fish painting refers to.

on another note my feedjit shows a visit from Falls Village Connecticut. When I was a child my family had a summer home in Falls Village. our house was perched on a hill overlooking the YMCA and the General Store. The extended family would walk on summer afternoons across the bridge near the electric generating station up to the falls to the sluice and the pools below. sometimes my cousin richie would swim in the pools. us younger folk would dally in the errant streams.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

comp4 zinc palimpsest

copyright clarke 2009
molded zinc with metal leaf and sharpie