"This is a scene from Zion National Park in
Southwestern Utah. Specifically, this is the charcoal “under-sketch” I am
publishing as a pigment print (aka giclée) on paper
in small limited-edition. By under-sketch I mean, that this image was literally drawn in on my painting support
in preparation for a subsequent painting. Within the next
several months I plan to paint over this image to produce a new oil painting-thus obliterating this sketch. I (and others) liked the way this under-sketch looked in black and white so I decided to do the
The image area is 16 x 12“ with a 2” white border on 3 sides and a 3” border on the bottom (so approx. 21 x 16 total).
There are 30 numbered pieces in the edition with 5
A/Ps (Artists Proofs)."
R. Geoffrey Blackburn