"I always make Xsmall paintings on paper after the large size canvas Presence painting ". James uses always the fresh liquid paint left of the large canvas. It is a way of physically linking these two types of creations.
This series of painting on paper of 15 items is associated with the performance PRESENCE PAINTING N°40 *. This painting is inspired by a man who likes to smoke Havana cigars. Format of the drawing on paper : 21x17cm - 8,30x6,70in
*James creates an artistic performance called Presence Painting Performance (3P). It’s a new type of portraiture, an augmented portrait to catch the presence of the model. For each painting James invites a new person-model whose presence inspires him. Since 2005, he has produced 100 unique artistic performances.