Tagged 8mm

Vintage Film Projectors

Amaro 16MM Film Projector Oil Painting by Christopher Stott
Ampro 16MM Projector / 30 x 30 / oil on canvas

Last year I started painting film projectors after years of seeing them in vintage and antique stores. They have all the trappings of a subject I like to paint.

Revere 16MM Film Projector Oil Painting by Christopher Stott
Revere 16MM Projector / 40 x 30 / oil on canvas

The reels all have these unique designs. The repeating pie shapes, the circular repetition, the repeating lines on the lamp housing.

Keystone 8MM Film Projector by Christopher Stott
Keystone 8MM Projector / 30 x 30 / oil on canvas

The dials, knobs, levers, switches, gears, springs and buttons give the paintings a tactile sensation.