Here is a photo of my new work in progress:  an acrylic painting being done on two sheets of paper. This  art work in my “Coal” series that I started in January, 2014, depicts coke burning in an old blasting furnace.    According to Wikipedia, historical sources dating as far back as to the 4th century that describes the production of coke in ancient China.  The most important raw material  fed into the blast furnace for making iron and steel is coke and the most... Read more