OK, Jane. Here I come!
Wonder what'll happen if I scribble all over a postcard with my left hand using a purple pen …
… a mess of scribbles.
Wonder what'll happen if I make circles all over the top of the purple scribbles with my left hand using a turquoise pen …
… a bigger mess of scribbles, in two colors.
Wonder what'll happen if I put a Chinese White wax pastel in my hand and let it do whatever it wants to do over the top of all the scribbles …
… You know how a windshield wiper brings sudden clarity to a windshield covered with a misting rain? Using the pastel brought sudden clarity to my experiment in a way diametrically opposed to a wiper's clearing off a windshield. The pastel was fresh misting rain, gently softening and blurring my view, making my world cottony and foggy—muted, soothing.
Wonder what'll happen if I add Sky Blue, Royal Blue, and Grey to the windshield …
4x5", acrylic, ink, and wax pastels on manila stock
[not for sale]