Awesome By Tonight
The title awesome by tonight is a wordplay. The first meaning is as a prayer or encouragement from and to myself as the maker. Setting and maintaining a working schedule and standard is an important part of working practice. The second meaning is talking to the lanscape itself, knowing how this very specificly draughted piece of land will look as the light descends. Using the midday hours to begin breaking that lightfall into bands let me know early that I had an excuse to feel happy and to hope for optimistic results.
On the reverse side of most works there are notes that document some of the inner chatter during the long process of making. In this case there are some drawn notes and;
“You don't under...stand.
soft pearls turning the lakes into fire
Well, Elvis has left the building,
to howl fancy contrivances...
...at the moon.