I decided to initially use charcoal to lay the image out, and—as you can see in the photos—I developed a system using bottles filled with latex house paint which I could carefully apply to the Army tarp. Ironically, even though the materials I’m using are more rough, my process continues to be loose, working between charcoal, water and the paint. Ultimately, to finish them, I used stencils if I felt it was needed and spray paint. The result is a thoughtful representation of major players connected to our military and political experience in recent years.
—Artist Tracy Boyd
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