Friday, September 09, 2011

Code Purple

The answer came to me as I was pondering what to do. I needed to soften my image. That's when I decided to use dots.

At first I wanted the dots to be expressive. I didn't want to have them controlled. However, I was not as pleased with the result. But I liked what was happening better with dots than without them.

To me this pattern reminded me of light bouncing off a mirror ball all over a room. The pattern was hemmed in by one column on the right and another on the left. I did have trouble with my hand resting on wet dots and smearing the paint.

acrylic on canvas, 22" x 28"

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