it looks dated

July 4, 2011

on these diary paintings ive been posting, i have included a daily mood tracker. this is in the form of all the smiley [or not so smiley] faces littered around the edges of each picture.

one thing about them which isnt obvious from the photos ive shown, is that i also record the date on the side of the canvas.. infact, the sides are completely painted too. im finding it particuarly pleasing how they look when stacked together!

[detail of diary paintings: march – june]

so far ive been using standard numbers, roman numerals, and even the alphabet to signify the date. im open to suggetions  for a new system to continue this..?



3 Responses to “it looks dated”

  1. murphysrun Says:

    how about sign language?

  2. fab idea! sign language it is for this month, thanks 🙂
    i have morse code, and ancient numerical scripts lined up to use in the future too.

  3. […] – i learned ‘sign language numbers’. i always track the dates of the month on the sides of the paintings, and was looking for a method to record it this month. a fellow blogger [murphysrun] suggested […]

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