Untitled Time Piece

Today’s experiment:

I am in the midst of a series of experiments that explore visual portrayal of time. Summarizing my progress thus far: I developed a graphic that represents the passage of time based on how one’s eyes scan a photographic contact sheet; I assigned the yellow portion of the spectrum and sepia to represent time gone by; I have been using non-yellow colors (blues and reds) to represent the present.

Today I began with a streak of yellow oil paint that began with a dab on the paper straight from the tube. I spread it with a palette knife. I poured sepia ink onto clear water I painted above the curve of yellow. I tilted the paper to create some drips.

I dabbed some blue and white oil paints along the sepia drips and again used my palette knife to streak the colors.

Watercolor and Oil Paint: Abstract Piece with Yellow, Sepia and Blue

Untitled Time Piece
9″x12″ 140# Cold Pressed Watercolor Block

I call this study “Untitled Time Piece”.  If any of you have ideas for a title of this composition, I would love to hear them.


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