I love the quote by Steve Jobs regarding his assault on television and positioning Apple to become a player with a new version of the TV. He told his biographer that he had “Cracked the code”.. I miss that guy already.
In relating my abstracts a bit more towards reality, especially regarding abstracts, I’ve been working on a series of paintings for my show at the Gordon Harrison Gallery which are based on Ottawa and local areas. It’s been fun, and ultimately each painting has to work in terms of colour, style and feel. The whole Landscape thing, regarding an real relationship with true reality, comes a distant last. I want interesting paintings first and foremost, but a system of combining reality with truly abstract painting.
Here’s one of my latest, “First Snow”, 24 x 24″