Wednesday, April 15, 2009

The Human Paint Brush

In creative fields, the creation is usually as satisfying as the final artwork. For sculptor, painter, artist of many mediums, Jeff Zischke, the process is not only part of the payback of creating art, it has become a performance. It has become the art itself.
During the monthly get together of Creative Connect, in Phoenix, April 14, hosted in Jeff's studio in Scottsdale, he unveiled his latest creative process, creating abstract paintings with a human paintbrush. He suspended his willing subject from a mechanism that allowed him to dip her volumous hair into a pot of watered-down ink, and then move her hair over the paper to create six or seven abstract black paintings to the delight of the 80 or so creatives in attendence. Creation as art.....

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