This series is the result of a period of intense feelings of melancholy and disaffection, based on the state of the world and questions about the nature of existence. These are not constant feelings, but there are times when their weight and implications have a profound effect.
These images seem to gestate in my unconscious until at some point they intrude on my conscious thoughts. I then have an initial image in mind, that continues to evolve consciously to the point that I feel I have a fully-formed painting in mind.
Depending on my state of mind at that point I may proceed to execute the work, or I may “park it” and come back to it later.
My hope is that these works might help others deal with such feelings.