Friday, March 27, 2009

A Pair

On a rainy, foggy Georgia morning paintings of rain seem appropriate. I produced these two paintings simultaneously using Krylon on primed 140 lb. watercolor paper. I produced the two of them in little more time than one could be accomplished. I could do five in the same time because the drying and masking require about the same amount of time.

I created the spatter effect by spraying the paint into a spoon, quite messy but effective. There is enough variation to make each interesting in its own right not identical copies. I like the process method of painting. Also, I am trying to synthesize the immediacy of graffiti in a painting. Sprayed work, for me, offers the delightful effects that can be seen in the paintings of David Smith, the mask effects and over-spray.
Have a dry and comfortable Saturday.


1 comment:

Julita said...

These are beautiful. You've inspired me. I think I'd like to try some spray paint.