A little more control, a lot less chaos. Inversely proportional to the square root of life.
Organic shapes are a wonderful counterbalance to an otherwise precise work.
This one was quite a battle. 7-8 months of layers, mistakes, and the the occasional footprint.
The lines are straight as the rules I checked them with, I promise.
864, named after the area of the 3 feet by 2 feet stretched canvas, explores the perception of width as a result of the manipulation of elements of color, shape, and line within length and height dimensions.
All chaos, no order. Version Ice.
Dripping perspective. Version Red.
Does the triangle pop in or out? Version Orange.
Does the triangle pop in or out? Version Blue.
The 27th Dimension
Unique in title, unique in meaning. The painting The 27th Dimension holds a special place in my heart. Marking the start of my independent artistic practice, for the first time I explore the effect of the dichotomies of painterliness vs. precision, green vs. purple on the perception of space.
The title 6336 is derived from the area of the canvas, which stretches 8 feet long by 5.5 feet tall.
6336 Detail 1
This detail photograph reveals the nuance and intricacy in the atmospheric background only visible a few feet from the canvas.
6336 Detail 2
This detail photograph of the bottom section of 6336 reveals the small floating orbs only visible a few feet from the canvas.
6336 Detail 3
This detail photograph reveals the texture and application in the white section of 6336 only visible a few feet from the canvas.
3456, named after the area of the 8 feet long by 3 feet tall canvas, explores the perception of width on a flat surface.
Inverted circles, lime green lines, and all the texture. This one is long and skinny, but I don’t remember the exact dimensions. Maybe 18 inches by 48 inches? Who knows.
Photos never do paintings justice.
With 2880 square inches of canvas, the eye is forced to pick a path in which to view the piece in its entirety. This path, though arbitrarily decided by the mind, is what impacts the perception of depth by the individual.
Triangles are fun. So is the weird organic background.
Named after the area of the 4 foot by 4 foot canvas, 2304 investigates the dichotomy: Chaos vs. Control, Orange vs. Blue, Depth vs. Flatness.
A classic, orbs on a palette knife background.
A combination of new paint application techniques and classic orbs on palette knife work in a strict dichotomy.
Named for the 1728 square inches of canvas, this painting explores the effect of dichotomy of chaos vs control on the perception of width.
216 square inch study on the effect of the depiction of light on the perception of width on a flat canvas.
432, named for its area in square inches, is an early investigation of the creation and perception of width on a two dimensional canvas.
This 400 square inch study explores the effect of the interaction of linear, atmospheric, and painterly elements on the perception of width.
Commissioned piece focusing on the juxtaposition of the realistic with the fantastic.
The Converging Limit
The first work I ever sold now sits over my aunt's toilet, just in case you forgot where you had to go.