In trying to find a language for my process, I have taken to calling the (mostly) abstract paintings I put down as the basis of my most recent mylar collages, first works. These paintings are meditations more so than anything else. I don't necessarily go into them with an outcome in mind, but I do think about colors and shapes and lines. In pushing the paints and inks around on the mylar surface I'm searching for accidents of form — the shape of a leg, an arm, a breast, a vaguely familiar flower or leaf. I try not to actively make these shapes; their beauty is in the spontaneousness of them appearing unbidden with a drop of water there or the swiping away of a line there. When...Read More
Time to workout some new patterns in my sketchbook. Found these images during a Chelsea gallery crawl a few days ago.
Cutting into this sumptuous abstract I made using oil sticks and ink on mylar to create more of my cameo collages.
New collages to emerge from this abstract I created on mylar.