seeing some machinery parts at Scienceworks (the museum
of technology in Melbourne) I sketch out an idea. (It looks
a little phallic, but that was not its intention!). I then
photograph the machine part.... (circa 1994)
machine part is part of a sewer pump at Spotswood which was
used to pump Melbourne's effluent. It was built c. 1900. (photograph
initial very rough drawing is then articulated properly, with
reference to the photograph. (circa 1994)
never resolved my background for the drawing however. My
solution for these "machines" perched upon
a "canyon-scape" like that of the Grand Canyon
the purchase of Bryce 3D in March 2000 I decide to build
a model so I can create an appropriate background for
the drawing (August 2000). The model is built in separate
I put all the parts of the 3D model together I end up with
the above image titled scienceworks. The female figures
have been replaced by skeletons. It will however form the basis
of the background for the future painting (to be painted in
image though was suggested for a 3D picture! This one is titled orbcatchers.
painting of 1998, reaper iii, (well before I had a compuer!)
is one of the paintings based on the general theme. It is based
on another drawing from c. 1994 - 1995.
a photoshop-created image. It was created in March of 1999,
a few weeks after the installation of Photoshop.
this illustrates "the act of creation", the way
that the mind's creative processes work with different ideas
leading to one another....