Patrick Donovan

Region: Pacific Coast


City / State: Los Angeles, CA

I make paintings of inkjet prints of, with few exceptions, photographs, paintings, and drawings that I have taken or made myself. I take a photograph of the work, enlarge it to the size of the planned painting, print it out on a home printer in sections, usually on ordinary 10-by-8-inch paper, tape the sections together, put them on a wall, and then paint this mock-up. I reproduce existing printing errors such as off-colors, streaks, and blurs.