Below is the sixteenth group of watercolors that I painted for earlier posts in this blog. The paintings below are about gesture and hands, particularly as regards my low functioning, autistic and nonverbal brother, Mike. Please see the original posts for the back story and inspiration of each painting.
Originally posted on February 21, 2014 (Holding Hand). This is a detail of my photograph (see original post) taken at Mike’s group home where my Dad was holding Mike’s hand:
Originally posted on February 27, 2014 (Grabby or Helping Hand). This was Mike having a snack at a party at the Elk’s Club:
Originally posted on February 28, 2014 (Eating Cake). Mike always ate his birthday cake with gusto:
Originally posted on February 16, 2014 (More About Gestures). This is a watercolor rendering of a detail of a photograph I took at Mike’s Day School:
This grouping of watercolors are all 7″x10″, the same dimensions as the in the fifteenth group of experiments. They have not been cataloged for sale as yet. The twelfth, thirteenth and fourteenth groups of experiments these paintings are not uniform in size. They also have not been cataloged for sale at this time.
The first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth and eleventh groups of experiments are indeed for sale. Each painting in the latter groups is 9″x12″, on 140# Arches watercolor paper. I offer them at $150 USD unframed. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Also, if you find another piece on my blog in which you have an interest, please contact me as well.