Friday, December 3, 2010

Rock and Ice Issue 191

Chipping Controversy
Watercolor and Digital

This is the image I came up with in order to accompany an article in Rock and Ice issue 191. In this article , the author Bill Ramsey, offers some very good insight to the various contradictions surrounding the topic of chipping holds in order to create rock climbs. Manufacturing holds is a very controversial topic and can be looked at in a lot of different ways and from many ethical standpoints, this article touches down on a lot of them. In my eyes it is a very murky subject , one that can conjure up deep dark feelings on sides both for and against.
Anyhow here is the image. Go and pick up a copy of the magazine if you want to make sense of what it is I am rambling on about here!


Greg Newbold said...

Really cool image- Nice job Dan!

Anavar said...

Nice work, love it.