Layers Build Depth

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Whether layering with perspective patterns or amorphous clouds of color or both,  an artist can create an experience of adding deeper space to an image. Mark Rothko layered almost edgeless shapes of color until the surface hummed with its own … Continued

Seeing Patterns, From China and Japan

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Long ago those calligraphic leaf shapes made with single strokes lured me to look at Chinese porcelain bowls and plates. They were so old and yet so vivid and so lively.  From them I turned to examining 1000 year old … Continued

Abstracting With Nature

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In printmaking studios we find artists layering their works through different states. Each new layer can be referred as the next “drop”. This process drops a sequence of layers over the previous image.  The imagery conflates. Spacial effects deepen. The … Continued