a view from my chair

New studio photos of the 1st four large pieces in The River series, based on Ryan Cohan's jazz suite by that name.  Top 2 photos show River #1, mid-layer completed and front layer clamped in front.  Below that, mid-layer of #3 over base, and the first phases of all below that.  All photos 2016 and January 2017.



Lower images:  Jazz Cubano in progress 2014 into early 2015.


Nov/Dec 2014: Nearing



#10, flanked by #7 and 8.

Last step before gluing is 

to cut away all extra paper,

setting the painting in motion

visually. #10 is shown taped 

together before gluing.


#10, 8 and 7 with all

layers complete and

clamped over each other.


Middle two images:


August 28, 2014 in my studio:

Same works, much further

along. "Jazz Cubano: Stefon's

'Brown Belle Blues' #7, 8 and

9" base layers completed,

front two layers in progress

and clamped on. #10 is

similar, but not in view.