Hi Art Lovers,
Here is the latest from sunny almost the Solstice Ottawa.
While photographing one of my latest creations on a sunny fluffy cloud filled day this week something unusual happened. I did not notice it until I was editing the photos during the evening. Two flies rested on my painting during the photo shoot. When I was editing the photo I saw a blackish splotch that seemed out of place. I checked the original and it was not there. Then I zoomed in on the photo and discovered that the splotch was actually the image of two flies that had landed on my painting while I was photographing. You can see the shadows of there bodies and wings in the above photo. I thought, '”Wow, art loving insects.” It then occurred to me what else flies enjoy resting on. That is art.
You can see the shadows of their wings. Too cool.
“Help Me! Help Me!”
My favourite line from the original movie, ‘The Fly’.
I posted the fly photo on Facebook. While there I noticed the profile picture of our musician friend Tom Wilson. The Johnny-Warhol in me could not resist an impish impulse. I used my PhotoScape program to grab the image of Tom from his Facebook page. Is not the internet world scary? Then I performed my mischievous deed. I grafted the photo of Tom to my flies. The result is the photo below. Fly master Tom has the chops.
Can LeE HARvey OsMOND catch two flies with one one chop?
What is the sound of one chopstick chopping?
From the Light & Shadow series . . .
I know a place where no flies go.
28” x 20” x 1/2” acrylic on canvas painting by John R Redmond
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28” x 20” x 1/2” acrylic painting by John R Redmond
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