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Bilateral
03-23-2018, 02:44 AM
Acrylics on unstretched canvas, 30"x55" CnC please

WIP from the String Theory series. Experimented with spray on parts of the canvas and it reminded me of cotton candy. Also trying white as the top layer and still thinking about how well that works. Sorry, there is some glare in the upper left quandrant. I'll get a pic in natural light tomorrow.
Thanks for viewing :wave:

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/23-Mar-2018/1982718-002_-_reduced.jpg

Boafamily
03-23-2018, 07:32 AM
Bilateral we are kindred spirits within this piece for sure my friend as I totally resemble this flow..☺

I love the build up symphony of colors, lines, and movement....a carnival on canvas.

ronsu18
03-23-2018, 08:25 AM
wonderful title!
thinking of a compressed exposition of time, timeline, progression. the blue is like a narrator. but i can also see you amused at the equipment at hand, going "did whaaaat!"

KreativeK
03-23-2018, 09:00 AM
Lots to explore here! Your title fits.

jimwhalen
03-23-2018, 09:03 AM
Very fitting title!

birdhs
03-23-2018, 09:23 AM
as I stare and enjoy the colors,
the piece seems to have movement:
it zingles and wangles and xips

Folks who make fun of non-objective abstracts will hate this
Folks who love expressive free-style will love it
I love because it xaps aboot.

greggo

KramNos
03-23-2018, 06:00 PM
So great. Such great depth and energy. Fearless. I wish we could post higher res images. Would love to see this full screen.

Bilateral
03-23-2018, 07:29 PM
Bilateral we are kindred spirits within this piece for sure my friend as I totally resemble this flow..☺

I love the build up symphony of colors, lines, and movement....a carnival on canvas.

Thank you Anthony. I know what you mean. Freedom, movement and color.....as essential as the air we breathe.

Bilateral
03-23-2018, 07:31 PM
Thanks Ronsu, Kay and Jim. I'm glad the title works. This one was great fun.

Bilateral
03-23-2018, 07:36 PM
....Folks who make fun of non-objective abstracts will hate this
Folks who love expressive free-style will love it
I love because it xaps aboot.

greggo

Thank you Greggo. No one phrases things better than you. The freedom of xapping aboot makes it so much more fulfilling.

Bilateral
03-23-2018, 07:41 PM
So great. Such great depth and energy. Fearless. I wish we could post higher res images. Would love to see this full screen.

Thanks so much KramNos. Yes, we do have a res limit, it is a practical necessity. That said, I did promise to post a pic taken in natural light. It is below and the colors are much truer.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/23-Mar-2018/1982718-003_-_reduced.jpg

DreamSketcher
03-23-2018, 09:43 PM
I agree with others on the board. But after all the kinetic energy and depth, layers to explore, what I really appreciate is the balance you brought to this piece. :thumbsup:

graphicali
03-24-2018, 11:40 AM
It's always fun to witness the stages that a painting goes through, this one was definitely worth all the hard work!

Katie Black
03-24-2018, 06:52 PM
I like the white as the top layer, it is working very well on this one. I wonder what a totally black/gray and white painting would look like.



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cliff.kachinske
03-24-2018, 07:38 PM
I think the white provides the movement and structure.

laf.art
03-25-2018, 02:34 PM
Ooh this is a wild one - great colours and energy

Bilateral
03-25-2018, 08:14 PM
DreamSketcher, graphicali and Cliff, thanks very much. It ended up working, after proceeding in many less than optimal directions :lol:

Katie, glad you like this one. As far as a gray, black, white......it probably would look very interesting. However, I am not so disciplined. The lure of adding color here and there could not be resisted.

Laf, thank you. This was a wild ride indeed.

Bilateral
03-26-2018, 02:40 AM
Follow-up to last post.

I gave it a go Katie. Here is a quick demo I tried using acrylics on canvas pad, 18"x24". More balance is needed with the black blotches in the background and, as usual, I think it bigger would be better, but the concept is becoming more appealing....thank you!
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/26-Mar-2018/1982718-20180325_white-black-gray_demo.jpg

ronsu18
03-26-2018, 07:39 AM
! ! !

the background (in this photo?) has a warm, receding tone giving the b&w mix a really rather perfect popping ground, and a sounding board that changes the monochrome part to something richer. very succesful experiment!

Bilateral
03-26-2018, 04:23 PM
Thanks Ronsu. Most white gessoed canvas has a creamy undertone unless one puts a layer or two of titanium white over it. It had an amazing softening quality in this demo piece.

Katie Black
03-26-2018, 06:19 PM
Follow-up to last post.

I gave it a go Katie. Here is a quick demo I tried using acrylics on canvas pad, 18"x24". More balance is needed with the black blotches in the background and, as usual, I think it bigger would be better, but the concept is becoming more appealing....thank you!
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/26-Mar-2018/1982718-20180325_white-black-gray_demo.jpg


It's fabulous!!

What I particularly like is the ability to see all the different layering with greater clarity, from front to back and back to front. Not only that, if you look closely at the bottom left-hand quadrant you have the illusion of shadows.

Bilateral
03-27-2018, 02:46 AM
Thanks Katie. I'm going to go for it. Right now just trying to decide on size. Stay tuned, it will come as a new thread in a few days.

Katie Black
03-27-2018, 11:52 AM
Excellent! :clap: