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Starstruck



Starstruck
Acrylic on canvas
36" X 36"
May, 2012

 

 

I started a new painting with the intention of building it around a representational rendering of a specific moth which has a very strong black and white design motif, close to zebra-like.

 

Well, the painting took off in an entirely different direction and the whole zebra moth plan went out the window.

 

One design element I really wanted to include was the cottony out-of-focus centers of the gray squares, to see how that softness would interact with the hardness of other elements.

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