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How I began to paint monochromes

How I began to paint monochromes

Shortly after moving to New Mexico in 1991 I took a trip to Canyonlands in southern Utah. Hiking across the flatrock I was struck by the pattern and colors from the minerals in sandstone and limestone. I took photos which I hoped would reflect my immersion and...
Hearing Color

Hearing Color

Over coffee with my friend Martha she mentioned a headline she had seen for an article The man who hears colour on the BBC website. The article is about artist Neil Harbisson1, a color-blind artist, for whom Adam Montandon2 created a device “made up of a webcam,...
Progressions Part Three

Progressions Part Three

This is the third part of a series of posts on the three mediating proportions – arithmetic, geometric and harmonic – and my playing with the idea of mapping the latter of these to my next body of work, working title Fourths and Fifths. The first post in...
Progressions

Progressions

My attempts to determine whether or not a rational basis exists for my intuition of a relationship between color and music led me back to Robert Lawlor’s Sacred Geometry, a book I first read about a decade ago, specifically chapter VIII, “Mediation:...