DONUT TRIPTYCH

Pink Sprinkles

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Chocolate Donut

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Mint

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“Donut Triptych”

Three 8 x 8 inch paintings

Acrylic

2014

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Doughnuts!  Recently moving to Denver, Colorado and adapting to a new job and living arrangement, I wanted to create a series of quick and simple paintings.  I needed something to take my mind off my all-consuming cyberpunk screenplay, Snow Ghost, and the voices of the twenty seven nine-year-olds in my 3rd grade classroom.  I don’t care about making realistic paintings.  I just want to have fun filling in lines with bright colors.  As acrylic paint is basically liquid plastic, it worked well for the pink frosting and rainbow sprinkles.  And these paintings, like a spike of sugar in the middle of the workday, have given me a joyful jolt.  Have a doughnut!

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Danny Donut 2

Eat a donut!

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2014

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“Diamond Life”  — 10 x 8 inches — Acrylic

Artist – Danny Ferry

Music – “Concerto for Trumpet” Wynton Marsalis, Sony Classical, 1990

2012

SLEEPERS AWAKE

“Sleepers Awake”  — 12 x 36 inches — Acrylic

Artist – Danny Ferry

Music – “Unforgettable” Nat King Cole, Capitol Records, 1951

2011