Instigate the Process – I’m not starting with photography. Sometimes I really hate the lenses, the f-stops, the lights and the histograms. So I’m entering the photograph a different way, and I think this might answer some questions about the relationship between the photographs and the drawings.
Chewing Gum – After a root canal and a sore mouth, I discovered chewing gum with my front teeth only and letting the sticky spit fall on to my drawing paper. Chewing dubble bubble …and I keep thinking about the short lasting flavor, the lousy jokes inside the wrapper and how good it feels to spit that out.
Drawing – Drawing with text only and eliminating the figure. Pietroiusti suggested to explore the diaristic aspect of the drawing so I’m focused on the text only.
Making a Mess– Keeping the gum wrappers, the lousy jokes and the chewed gum. Wheeler suggested to make a mess and then find the beauty within that. This is a beautiful mess… and I think I might find the photograph in here somewhere.