Keeping an eye out for oddly-shaped clouds during this time of quickly changing weather prepared me for catching the scene below. Even though the photo is not perfect (it was taken through a car window), it is still a dramatic picture.
I started with circles today. I wanted to make some of them magnify the light behind them so I shifted the lines as they passed through. The rest of the forms hold together as a conglomeration of flat planes. The orange prow slices through the star-studded cosmos.
The tenth, or penultimate position in my grid is one of only two paintings in this series totally surrounded by other paintings of the grid. This painting has a wider range of colors than most of the other grid entries. It also is continues the patterns of the adjacent grids. I like the charcoal lines that […]
The ninth position in my grid is directly above grid #8, and is the last of the three portrait-oriented grid entries. It is also the final painting on the perimeter of the original grid of 11 paintings. Combined with the painting in grid #8, we see the continuation of the gentle curve of the red-gray-blue arc. The […]
I prefer and muted colors lately. I don’t know why I began with the most saturated of saturated colors today. Before I applied the earthy terra rosa, my favorite part of all the colorful arched streaks, was the watery interaction between the purple and yellow pigments. Since purple and yellow are complementary colors, their combination […]
A few weeks ago I took a picture of a red hibiscus flower on the short walk from the driveway to our front door. I always do that – take pictures of something that strikes my eye. Usually a brilliant color or subtle design attracts my attention. That day, I had an additional unexpected pleasure: lens […]