Watercolor paintings depicting storyboard scenes from BOOKBURN. 3"x4.5" - 4.5"x5.5"
"The use of watercolor is an important part in the search for lucidity with the spontaneous 'accident' of the medium serving as a possible guide," explains George. His watercolors have been created as "an attempt to figure out an atmosphere and ideas for staging."
Twelve panel watercolor storyboard sequence of several scenes. These storyboards informed the filming of BOOKBURN. 10"x15"
Urban book burn.
Fire ignites and swirls.
Fire lights up.
Shame and ash.
Collecting the ashes.
Burned through center.
Book, shard, jar, emblem.
Red figure / witness in motion.
Red figure / tulle and silk.
Red figure among jars.
Madness built up.
Raining books 1.
Raining books 2.
Raining books 3.
The watercolor paintings below depict jars holding shards of books burned.
Notebooks of ideas, drawings, paintings, and storyboards. This notebook was used to plan BOOKBURN and is a part of the piece itself.
BOOKBURN / Library of Books Burned pendant
The Book Burner
Watercolor on paper, textile, polymer
(5 feet x 6 feet), 2017