Archive for the ‘jillian mcdonald’ Category

Body Count Drawings, Zombie Series

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Drawings, 2010
Ink, watercolour, gold and silver pencil on paper

All the Undead in Night of the Living Dead

All the Undead in Night of the Living Dead (detail)

All the Dead in Night of the Living Dead

All the Dead in Night of the Living Dead (detail)

All the Undead in Day of the Dead

All the Undead in Day of the Dead (detail)

All the Dead in Day of the Dead

All the Dead in Day of the Dead (detail)

Valley of the Deer Installation at Esker Foundation, Calgary

Monday, June 24th, 2013

More Fog Rolls in

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Some images from the last of the fog fakery this week, and my last hikes (for now) through the woods surrounding Dufftown. Four more sleeps till Brooklyn…

fog, jillian mcdonald
fog, jillian mcdonald
fog, jillian mcdonald
fog, jillian mcdonald
fog, jillian mcdonald
fog, jillian mcdonald

The Fog

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Starting new work, which I’ve been wanting to shoot for ages. Just worked out the details, locations, and the weather is finally (on April 4th) warm enough to linger outside without full Arctic gear. Here are some stills from the footage of two days filming.

The Fog…
the fog, jillian mcdonald

the fog, jillian mcdonald

the fog, jillian mcdonald

the fog, jillian mcdonald

the fog, jillian mcdonald

the fog, jillian mcdonald

the fog, jillian mcdonald

the fog, jillian mcdonald

Prey: Valley of the Deer (details)

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Ink on paper, 2013
studio snapshots…

jillian mcdonald

jillian mcdonald

Predators: Valley of the Deer (detail)

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Drawing update: RED.

jillian mcdonald, valley of the deer, drawing

New drawing… snapshots…

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

I completed a drawing this week that features all the ghostly masked figures in Valley of the Deer. Yet to be titled and photographed properly. These are studio details…

Drawing is 88″ X 29.5″ or 224cm X 75cm.

jillian mcdonald, valley of the deer

jillian mcdonald, valley of the deer

jillian mcdonald, valley of the deer

The Hatch – Production

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

the hatch, jillian mcdonald
On location on The Cabrach, Morayshire, Scotland

the hatch, jillian mcdonald
Test shots, The Hatch, 2 channel video

the hatch, jillian mcdonald
Test shots, The Hatch, 2 channel video

3-Channel version, Valley of the Deer

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

In progress, 2013…

Valley of the Deer Documentary on CBC’s IDEAS with Paul Kennedy… January 25th

Monday, January 21st, 2013
Paul Kennedy interview

Paul Kennedy captures audio on location, Rothimay, Scotland

Tune in January 25th or download the podcast later!

VALLEY OF THE DEER
“Canadian video artist Jillian McDonald spent much of the past year as ‘artist in residence’ at Glenfiddich Distillery, in the highlands of Scotland. As a Burns’ Night tribute to both Art and Whisky, IDEAS host Paul Kennedy visits her in Dufftown, and watches while she makes single-malted art.”
Listen online!