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SLO Painting

Shane Haltman


Painting, Acrylic on Canvas

Size: 38 W x 60 H x 1 D in

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SLO is a play ground for the imagination. I worked on SLO over the span of five years and some change, through joy, through tears, through thick, and through thin. SLO is a ritual, building it, layer by layer, without a plan, or intention, just simply to paint and see where it goes. I don’t work this way on everything, just once and a while I have bursts of energy, a voice speaks, though not from my head. And slowly, bit by bit it evolved into this epic painting. In literal terms it is a long-distance painting, a paintamentary, a document through paint. It was started as a live painting in an urban setting, a canvas passed onto form one artist to another. I worked on it in my studio. SLO travelled with me, wherever I could bring it, including the Natural environment and my current home British Columbia. It is a recollection of memories and feelings, and in some ways an expression of my personality. My process is akin to a ritualistic exorcism, freeing myself from the day to day grind, and immersing myself into the creative act. The mask motif has been a long-standing interest of mine, referencing persona as well as my early fascination with Japanese Kabuki. There is the Eagle, a life-long curiosity of mine, and perhaps some form of totem or messenger. The eagle reminds me to remain aware and connected with my environment. There is a multitude of clues in it's strata, offering various degrees of realism, abstraction, metaphor and even a little bit of supernatural reference. Notably my paintings, and my art, offers space for the viewer, who are free to interpret, and even daydream. I recommend marinating in a painting, over time, slowly, and naturally. I consider paintings to be a portal, or window, where we can view each other, safely and peacefully. Technical notes: I do recommend viewing it in different lighting scenarios. It is recommended to placed near ground level, and viewed from both, close up and far away. This is a rare artwork for me, those who have viewed it, loved the experience.

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Painting:Acrylic on Canvas

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:38 W x 60 H x 1 D in

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Shane 'halts' Haltman is a multifaceted human and artist. His choice of medium and media are many including painting, murals, digital art, filmmaking and experimental music making. For over the last decade Shane has been deep into his artistic practice. More like a ritual, art has provided Shane with a voice to share his unique vision. Shane also spends long periods of time in the eastern interior of British Columbia, in an area called the East Koots. He his surrounded by the Natural world, absorbing all its honey and golden moments as is humanly possible. His vision is one of interconnectivity and the power of self in the face of adversity. The silent act of painting is his super power.

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