Ke Ahiahi 'o Pukalani
Very large. And emotive. This painting opens up a wall, creating a sense of atmosphere like a color field painting. Textures include coarse sand and deconstructed crochet fabric. Iridescent paints glint here and there.
60x90x1.5" oil on uniquely textured canvas
The story behind this painting is I wanted to make something large and abstract that would work like a color field painting. I knew I wanted to use various textures in the ground, including sand, but was initially dismayed to open my 50lb bag of sand and find it extremely coarse. After fretting for a few days, I decided to try the gritty stuff anyway, and found it perfect for the scale of the piece after all! Someone's looking out for me up there!