Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Down to Earth

Perhaps my being a Taurus speaks to my lifelong affinity for the groundedness of rock, my affinity for its weight, its mass, its lines, its glacial fluidity. The coastal rock in my corner of the world speaks to my inner energy.

Now that I'm playing with abstract art, rock inspires mark making with which to launch paintings.

Today I start with lines loosely referenced to a photo of a geologic outcropping in Nova Scotia. With those lines as my springboard, I set off to explore both monochromatic color and use of quiet space.

I start clambering.

a start