Saturday, April 23, 2011
Letter to Dad - Chickadee
I seem to be stuck in my painting so I have dropped back into something that is pleasing to do and meaningful. Block printing.
I started writing letters to my Dad, who passed away a year ago, as a way of processing his death. It was very helpful and relaxing, so I carve a block of a bird (symbol of transformation) when I don't seem able to do much else.
I painted some of them, but this one seemed right in black and white, because Chickadees are basically those values. This is a square format which I like.