+ art lab

so sometimes you just want to experiment. do something that might seem a little ridiculous. see how it turns out. doesn’t have to be a big thing. in fact, for me, it's usually smaller things. color experiments. compositional tests. pushing the paint to do things you didn't know it could do. all pretty small scale, fast-moving, low-risk undertakings. you know, just to see. (scroll down)

 (color and composition study) acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

(color and composition study) acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

 (color study) acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

(color study) acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

 (color study) acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

(color study) acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

 (color study. trying to stretch my comfort zone.) acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

(color study. trying to stretch my comfort zone.) acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

 (small study for a larger work. maybe.) acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

(small study for a larger work. maybe.) acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

 (i call this one "WTF #1) acrylic/colage on arches rag paper • 2016

(i call this one "WTF #1) acrylic/colage on arches rag paper • 2016

 (and this one is, of course, "WTF #2") acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

(and this one is, of course, "WTF #2") acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

 
 ("box cars and bar codes") acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

("box cars and bar codes") acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

 (color test) • acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

(color test) • acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

 (color test) • acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

(color test) • acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

 (tiny color test) • acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

(tiny color test) • acrylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

 (one final WTF • sort of interesting how it looks before the pieces are glued down) arcylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016

(one final WTF • sort of interesting how it looks before the pieces are glued down) arcylic/collage on arches rag paper • 2016