Tuesday, August 24, 2010
"Keep Calm and Carry On", this slogan was prominent throughout the early days of WWII in England. This piece features a xerox copy of a photo of one of the original posters on a brick wall, surrounded with Fresco Flakes adhered with heavy gel medium.
The canvas was prepared with gesso, cheesecloth and pumice gel and then covered in muted blue, red and cream acrylics. St.Paul's stands above it's bombed surroundings, covered with an organza Union Jack. Bits of rusted hardware are attached with narrow gauge wire, one topped with a period copper penny. Other pictures show bombed neighbourhoods and gas mask instructions.