Sunday, February 25, 2007

Saraha 2

I painted this desert scene in June of last year. It happened quiet quickly and I was pleased with it. In October I looked at it again and realised that it was a little flat looking. This is often the case after some time has passed.

So I did a little more work on it.
Because I found a buyer and wanted a record of it I made a scan. Only yesterday I had the chance to see the two side by side.
It's amazing to see the two together and how much more dimension the new version has. It's good to leave a painting to sit for a while and let the painter mature a little.

Saturday, February 03, 2007

Climate Change

PARIS, Feb. 2 — In a grim and powerful assessment of the future of the planet, the leading international network of climate scientists has concluded for the first time that global warming is “unequivocal” and that human activity is the main driver, “very likely” causing most of the rise in temperatures since 1950.

Please read here.