Learning the Sledgehammer over the last few months has reminded me of Chinese brush painting lessons as a child; how difficult the Horsetail Brush was to use, I spent many hours in frustration practicing to get the perfect mark.

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The weight of the hammer striking down creates an explosion of force which causes the paint to race outward and perform unpredictable maneuvers twisting in mid-air and skimming the surface of the canvas like skipping pebbles on a pond.​

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The Impact

I often wake up the friend who is staying on my couch with a loud bang in the wee hours of the morning; both of us are brought into a state of Zen by the completion of a painting.  I take off my goggles and get a first look, she rubs her eyes to take a look as well….”Cool!” is the usual first word one of us can utter, followed by “Really though?” as we both examine the aftermath of color and clumps left on canvas.  I will always dream and imagine all of the possibilities for the future of Slam Painting.​

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Chris Crewe | April 2019

The intensity causes a hole which I have learned to live with; piercing through leaves room to apply a paint-soaked patch to the back adding color to the ruptured canvas which then drys, highlighting the aftermath of the event in much greater dimension.

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Painting is my Spirituality |  Chris Crewe 

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