A "Journal of Paintings" by Jon Conkey,
Themeworks was a "one-year-long" record of my progress in the art of "oil painting", and an attempt to paint 365 paintings in one year. Changing the monthly theme allowed me to focus on subjects I may not have otherwise painted. As an artist, I was looking for discovery and breakthroughs in my works through this daily practice.
Alpacas are gentle creatures that make a soft sheep-like sound when approached. Their fur is prized for it's extremely soft yarn and natural colors. They are originally from ancient Peru and are adapted well to the high altitude around here. JLC