Watercolor abstracts

Explorations 1

Explorations 1

2005, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 2

Explorations 2

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 3

Explorations 3

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 4

Explorations 4

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Fugue

Fugue

2006, watercolor, 25.1 x 17.7 cm

Explorations 5

Explorations 5

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 6

Explorations 6

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 7 Private collection

Explorations 7 Private collection

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 8

Explorations 8

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 9

Explorations 9

2003, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 10

Explorations 10

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 11- Private collection

Explorations 11- Private collection

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 12

Explorations 12

2004, watercolor, 9.5 x 7 cm

Explorations 13

Explorations 13

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 14

Explorations 14

2006, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 15

Explorations 15

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 16

Explorations 16

2006, watercolor, 9 x 7.5 cm

Explorations 17

Explorations 17

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 18

Explorations 18

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 19 - Private collection

Explorations 19 - Private collection

2005, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 20

Explorations 20

2005, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 21

Explorations 21

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 22

Explorations 22

2006, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 23

Explorations 23

2006, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 24

Explorations 24

2006, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 25 - Private collection

Explorations 25 - Private collection

2005, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 26

Explorations 26

2005, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 27 - Private collection

Explorations 27 - Private collection

2005, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 28

Explorations 28

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 29

Explorations 29

2004, watercolor, 7 x 9.5 cm

Explorations 30

Explorations 30

2006, watercolor, 14 x 19 cm

Explorations 31

Explorations 31

2006, watercolor, powdered pigment, gum arabic, 14 x 19 cm

Explorations 32

Explorations 32

2006, watercolor, powdered pigment, gum arabic, 14 x 19 cm

Without reference to any specific subject matter, these small watercolors experiment purely with relationships between color and feeling. Many are quietly developed using many layers that are built up of small brushstrokes using subtly different complex colors to explore the possibilities of creating varying qualities of illusory space and light.

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