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in #drawing5 years ago (edited)

Sometimes, when I don't know what to paint I will begin with the border. The creation of the border is a mostly mechanical process. It will take some time to construct, so it doesn't matter that I don't know what i'm painting yet. The border needs to be completed regardless.

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Construction of the border is tedious yet meditative. A great deal of it can be created without much thought. I find that this period in the creative process gives the mind time to stir and for inspiration to strike.

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The layered border has become a staple of my recent work. It acts as a sort of portal into the scene, a segue from canvas to painting.

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Sometimes a still feel the need to go deeper. I want the illusions to compound and to sometimes contradict the scene. I try to create something beyond the original scene itself. I enjoy this aesthetic of torn paper because I want the painting to feel peelable. I want the viewer to feel like they can go as far into the scene as they want and pull back as many layers as they like.

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𒀭𒀫𒌓 Calf Of the Sun

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Thank you for viewing.

-William

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It is a great piece of art! Well done. :)

Why thank you :)


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wow, this is a really good tip... love your artwork too :)

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This is one of the greatest "Surreal" art that I have seen in last days. Bravo

The frame creates an amazing depth, like you ve cut endless layers of pages:) If you like you can start posting artworks at nTopaz platform https://www.ntopaz.com/ It is a very supportive art community and your amazing artworks will get a lot of attention:)

Always nice to see you post, @william-syrus :) Is it not near fire season again where you are? Downunder, we are swinging into our winter cycle...

Your layered borders certainly have become very signatorial to your artworks <3 I love 'em. Their textures and gradations DO transition our eyes from our 'realm' into the realms of your surrealistic scapes <3

And .... i love the motif of the bulls in your pieces, too <3 Here it seems there is a proud calf, red and peerless, under the sun :)

Gorgeous post <3

@veryspider Our fire season started this month. I was actually thinking of going to Australia in our off season to fight fire year round. chasing the sun they call it. Thanks for the kind words as always :)

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Great one! Reminds me Z. Beksiński's art, but you have your own distinctive style for sure. Bravo!

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