New series – the 3″ by 9″s

I was looking to start a new series and was inspired by comic books.  The concept was to work with wood panels to represent a single pane in a comic book page; my goal was to tell only a moment of the story, letting the viewer decide what happened before and after the image.  I found these 3″ x 9″ canvasses and their shape helped me choose what kinds of objects to incorporate with the women subjects.

For the first painting, I chose to work with a woman looking through blinds.  The challenge for me, as with the rest of the series, was to be able to tell enough of a story in such a small space.  I’ve entitled this painting, “She Peek.”  Thanks for looking.

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