24”x30” acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas 2020
Details: The ground of the painting is an array of hot colors - oranges, pinks, reds, accented by strong black patches and marks. Working to calm the chaotic emotion of the piece, blues were layered over them, then whites, greens, and some lively yellow ochre and soft pinks. Wipe away techniques were used to create texture and depth, and scratching was employed to etch the XOXOXO message and the reverse rainbow arches. A palette knife was used to create icing-like swipes of heavy bodied paint and create lush, sensory-rich swipes of color. The use of subtractive techniques create windows into deeper layers, while the bold additive techniques create a sense that the narrative continues to grow and build outward.
To learn more about the story behind "We Are Ok", see the 'Description' section below.
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