Personal Statement, March 24, 2004:
I like to go into the studio and mix up a color and throw it onto the canvas with any tool that appeals to me at the time. I surround myself with the canvas from three sides like a cave or womb. I build up ripples, and mounds of canvas and huge pieces of dried paint. When they are secure, I can throw sometimes a gallon at one throw of gel thickened paint and watch it slide down the sculpted surface in its own free flowing pattern. Sometimes I get a big paint mitten and grab about a quart of thick paint in one mitt-full and drag the gloppy mixture down across the surface just catching the very tops of the mounds and frozen paint strokes.
The material itself is ve
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