Making It / Stephen B. MacInnis

The eternal questions for artists.

Back to work on this painting, and I feel the best thing to do is to cover an area and start trying to build from there. The pink slash will change, and the entire painting will too of course. But what direction? What colour? What line?

Stephen just finished (2/9) this painting he started on New Years Day.  I thought I’d include it to show what he came up with.



About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
This entry was posted in Making It, painting/drawing and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Making It / Stephen B. MacInnis

  1. timruane24 says:

    Fine, fine work.
    I love it.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s