Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Renard dans la nuit

A couple of paintings..yeah, using actual paint!

I get a certain weird thrill when I see a fox in the dead of night. They're just so mysterious. In The King of Elfland's Daughter by Lord Dunsany foxes are the only creatures that can move from our world to the elven world, I can totally understand someone coming up with that idea. I'm also working with this idea that, in a few years time, the orange streetlamp will be totally gone from our streets. I know this is a good thing for light pollution and all that, but the weird, yellowy, browny light that comes off them instantly creates atmosphere..I'll miss that.