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WATER'S WATCHMAN by db Waterman

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db Waterman Profile picture In the vintage, yellowed collage artwork ‘Water's Watchman’, a lone man stands next to an old, weathered water tower in the heart of a vast desert. The scene depicts the stark reality of isolation and survival. The water tower, though outdated and rusting, forms a lifeline in this desolate environment, providing a stark contrast to the barren surroundings.

A tall cactus stands nearby, its prickly form casting a long shadow in the bright sunlight. The ground is dry, with only some dry grass and the resilient cactus. The sky above it is pale, washed yellow, devoid of clouds, emphasising the relentless heat and dryness of the desert.

The painting's overall composition is simple but powerful, emphasising the themes of endurance and the struggle to survive. The use of yellowed hues and vintage texture adds a sense of nostalgia and timelessness, evoking the feeling of a bygone era. ‘The Waterkeeper’ is a poignant reminder of humanity's ongoing struggle against the relentless forces of nature.

This retro collage desert artwork was created with old pieces of reports and forms, scraps of old tartan paper and old photographs layered on top of each other.

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I remembered that as a young girl I so much liked to cut images from magazines to paste them into school agendas, scrapbooks and even on my bedroom door. Add to this the fascination I always had for walls filled with old posters, flaking paint, scrappy billboards and weathered paint, it opened an unexpected door for completely new opportunities. Completely unintended I found a new way of working, I felt pleasurably and comfortably at home in. What started out as copying old walls with worn out posters has grown into many series of new visual storytelling. Not simply just eclecticism, but bringing together many seemingly incoherent story lines into one completely new story, my own personal story. Initially it lacked the one thing that is important to me, the transparency that normally only is possible with the use of watercolor. The unforgiving layering of transparent watercolors is a challenge I would not want to miss and after a lot of trial and error I finally succeeded in getting the collages as transparent as a watercolor. Every layer of paper, oil, acrylic, pencil, crayon, ballpoint, watercolor, ink, charcoal and whatever else I use, remains visible in the artwork. You can imagine it made me feel the queen of the ball !

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