"The Patternists specialized in cerebral asymmetry. With grossly expanded right-brain hemispheres, they were highly intuitive, given to metaphors, parallels, and sudden cognitive leaps. Their inventive minds and quick, unpredictable genius had given them a competitive edge at first. But with these advantages had come grave weaknesses: autism, fugue states, and paranoia. Patternists grew out of control and became grotesque webs of fantasy." - Bruce Sterling Schismatrix Plus
30 October 2010
Flesh Tone Test
Yet more warming up for the "DeerMan" painting. I haven't worked with the figure in paint forever. Did my research on flesh tones, dropped some bills on the missing pigments in my palette and did a small study to test things out. I keep imagining Shatner holding his hand this way and shouting to the sky, "Khannnn!"