Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy new year to you!

...For the last 4 days, my darkroom has been open, and busy... and quite a gas
(as in 'Jumpin jack flash, it's a gas, gas, gas' - the rolling stones).

Here's the best of the five images i did:

Titled 'Phoenix rises'
The thing I loved about this binge is the thing I've always loved about darkroom - it's like jazz! - improvisation has always been the best way to go. The darkroom sketch i did for this one turned out to be just the beginning, i tossed many things about it, kept the bare bones, added more.

During the next few months, I'll post all of them.
As the year draws to a close, on a rainy California night...

I wonder.... where are you/we/my humble self.. going?

Who is watching?
 God? Google?? A drone??? Or this 'spirit' in the woods?

 Last but not least, what does all our 'sound and fury' add up to, in a universe so totally huge beyond our wildest imagination?
Here's a bit of 'sound and fury' created a long time ago:

This was probably created no more than
a few thousand years ago, but it's unintelligible to us.

It's probably all a big cosmic joke,
but let's 'eat drink and be merry' for as long as we can.

Dave Matthews Band - 'Tripping Billies'

Happy 2013 to you!!