House Study #17

Being a photographic based artist comes with a certain expectation to portray things as they are. Of course, this has always been the case. There have been some notable exceptions such as Man Ray, Moholy-Nagy, Jerry Uelsmann and a few others, but the artforms’ migration from film to digital has opened up many amazing possibilities. With the new digital tools available to photographers, ‘Reality…

‘HOUSE STUDY #3’

‘HOUSE STUDY #3’ is from my latest series of work ‘Parliamentary Perspectives’. It’s kind of a 21st century celebration of a 19th century legacy. This is the home of our Canadian democratic process. Necessarily, this place is subject to a lot of twisting, contortions, victories and defeats… You can see more at http://www.christhomas.com

Carrousel #3

‘Carrousel #3’ is another in the Paris ‘Secret Work’ series. It was shot on film in camera in 2001. This antique carrousel is beautifully maintained and still providing joy, to generations of children and adults.

‘Arc de Triomphe’

This ‘Arc de Triomphe’ was created ‘on film, in camera’ in 2001. It’s part of my Paris Series, shot with large distortable Mylar mirrors. It was a comfortably mild overcast December day. As we worked the Mylar mirror around creating effects; the Arc retained it’s identity and dignity! All the work done at this time was surreal, but it’s unmistakably ‘Paris’. This entire Paris…

LIBRARY STUDY #12

This is the latest in my Parliamentary Library series… As the building itself is round; it seems the circular themes are more in sync with the space. I’m so grateful to those who take care of this national treasure. Their work never ends…

‘RED BUBBLES’

‘RED BUBBLES’ was created in 2001. Of course, they’re not really bubbles… but that’s life.LOL Artists get to play ‘fast and loose’ with these things. This being the last Post of 2013… with New Years upon us in some parts of the world already; BUBBLES seemed appropriate! STIR STICK INCLUDED. HAPPY 2014!