$100.00

Cluster 008

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A new series of marbled compositions. Minimal clusters of color forms a central body fragment that aims to explore and synthesize the essence of the enigmatic complexity of the marbled papers patterns.
Elemental organic shapes that originates from interaction of fluid dynamics and chemical reactions, are captured from liquid surface in a sheet of paper using same techniques, tools and some of the materials used in the production of the early marbled papers, during the last centuries.
The paper is Arches Watercolor, hot pressed, 100% cotton, 300 gsm / Size of paper is 76 x 76 cm / Size of marbled composition varies from 23 to 30 cm diameter / Signed, titled and dated on the backside.

Cluster #008: Carbon black veins and turquoise shade, tint and tone. A drop of turpentine was mixed to the last turquoise paint, it added some texture to the color with the very small holes that turpentine makes in the paint film as it spreads in the surface of size. The tiger eyes applied on top with a corn broom whisk.