Thursday, April 19, 2012

Hammerdots No. 3 Revision


I started playing around with one of my old collages called Hammerdots No. 3. This was a piece on watercolor paper that I never got around to framing. Someone saw it in the gallery and bought it. Luckily I had made a scan of it right after I finished it.


 I played around with brushes to add concentric circles and X's over the orange dots. Then I inverted it to result in the lovely turquoise blue on a black background.

I repeated the design four times at different rotations:

Then I switched back to the red/orange and replaced color to darken the background to get the one displayed at the top of this post. I even made this hard-to-look-at color halftone version:

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