Sunday, February 03, 2019

Busy Day in Purgatory

Started with a photographic image of a painting from 10 years ago and used it as basis of digital painting. The story develops from multiple trips along the border, from Nogales, AZ/Sonora, to Mexicali, Calexico Baja CA/California and Tijuana, San Diego Baja CA/CA. The Mexican side with it's much greater poverty and related effects on infrastructure and traffic, makes a big impact on my impression, wary of and attracted at once.

As a mural from Society6: