My painting "Waiting for the Tide" was accepted into "AIRS", the "Annual International Representational Show" at the Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery on Granville Island in Vancouver. The show ran from Oct 12 thru Oct 31, 2010.
This open, International show included 80 paintings from many excellent representational Artists, including paintings by some 20 signature members of the Federation of Canadian Artists.
I've been having some fun with painting outdoors lately. It has its challenges and its rewards:
Wolf Schenke was invited to participate in Mural Mosaic's project "Kunamokst". This westcoast themed mural consists of over 200 induvidual 12"x12" panels by 173 artists. It was unveiled as one of the cultural components for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. For more information, see the Links section of this website.
The Mural and Wolf's Panel "Heron"
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Wolf Schenke is a featured artist in International Artist magazine’s August/September 2009 edition #68. His article “Technological Perspective” discusses many aspects of digital technology as applied to assisting the creation of the artist’s vision.
"...It was immediately apparent that the vanishing points for both of the main buildings in the painting were well beyond the edges of the canvas. To deal with this, I photographed my canvas and brought the image into my computer.... With my photo software I extend the virtual image area far outside of the actual photo image of the canvas. Using the line tool of my software, I first drew in the horizon line cutting through the head of the figure in front of the building... I put in lines using the software that emanated out from the true vertical line and approximately traced over the roof line and over the base line of the building so that they met at the horizon line on the far right and the far left. The locations where these lines meet are the right side vanishing point and the left side vanishing point. The rest of the lines all radiate out from the vanishing points, so I drew lines that traced over the top or bottom edges for windows and ledges in the image... "