Things Are Good: The Amazing Impact Of Painting A Roof White

During summer heat air conditioners are used extensively and this can increased energy consumption can be crippling. Black outs occur in the summer thanks to people cooling their homes and workplaces – but these power issues can be avoided. By simply painting roofs white it can help cool buildings and lower energy bills. Painting multiple ...

cartoon life: Tuxedo cat

Filed under: art Tagged: black, Cat, couch, pen & ink, sleeping, white

The Scott Ross: Public Health Care Is Our White Whale

The White Whale swam before him as the monomaniac incarnation of all those malicious agencies which some deep men feel eating in them, till they are left living on with half a heart and half a lung. – Herman Melville, Moby Dick Perhaps if the revenge-obsessed Captain Ahab had access to Canada’s public health care ...

The Scott Ross: Racial Divide Ruining America

America is a politically divided country, racial groups have picked sides and aren’t making things any better. On January 1st the country is set to suffer a 5% cut to its economic output mostly as a result of the fiscal cliff that has loomed ever since Democrats and Republicans failed to agree on a plan ...

cartoon life: 8 Panels again

Better pictures. Better white balance, though there’s just a bit too much colour  in some of the white areas. But, I paint in the basement, and these are the first time I’ve seen them outside in proper light. If you’ve seen the landscape collages, the major forms are recycled from cropped clips used in some ...

cartoon life: 8 white paintings

I’ve been engaged in a protracted push, pull, following, yielding, gouging, scraping, sanding, layering since the last post and now these 8 panels are done. All are 24 by 38 inches acrylic on masonite. Filed under: cartoonist, painting Tagged: acrylic, art, landscape, masonite, painting, seascape, water, white, wind

cartoon life: Six sixteen by twenty

The six paintings are done, except for the tedious last glaze layer and painting the edges. Filed under: art, comment, painting Tagged: acrylic, canvas, cloud, landscapes, orange, red, white, wind, yellow

cartoon life: Six clouds in progress 4

I think these are as done as I can make them.   Filed under: art, painting Tagged: acrylic, art, canvas, cloud, orange, painting, red, white, wind, yellow

cartoon life: six clouds in progress

<br>I think the bottom two and the top left are done. Certainly better, more accurate colour, better detailed photos will be up when the things are done. Filed under: art, painting Tagged: art, cloud, collage, orange, painting, red, white, wind, yellow