In the Mind's Eye

In grade twelve art I painted a castle in the sky for my final project. I worked from a photograph of Neuschwanstein Castle, which I knew from one of my favourite childhood movies, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. I used a technique I had learned the year before, of building the picture up in layers of oil glazes over a black and white oil drawing.

It took me weeks of class and after school time because each glaze had to set before you could add the next.

I knew what I wanted to achieve. I had a clear picture of my finished painting in my mind's eye. But I was never happy with it, even though I got good marks for the project. I ended up giving it to a friend who loved it.

Deadly Legacy (Imajin Books, 2015) was like that for me. It took me years to get the layers of the background and character laid and another year or so to write the book when I finally had a workable mystery plot. I could picture exactly what I wanted to achieve. I was never entirely happy with it, but other people loved…

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