Color Project No. 12 is Yellow Ochre. Specifically, Blue Ridge Yellow Ochre from Case for Making. Their website tells us that they have 3 colors made from pigment from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia but I just have this one right now. Hope to add to my Case for Making collection as well as learn more about grinding paint for my own use.
As I look at this image I see how I have made a frame of inlaid wood surrounding an autumn full moon. I began this is an abstract way but even with one one pigment and water, recognizable images emerge and I say ok, lets do it. If this is inlaid wood, that’s cool. I do know moons and wood grain are reappearing in my work all the time. I can go back to when I was in my twenties and see pieces with plaster rubbed over plywood and tinted and waxed. The wood grain is like water ripples and it is the language of my consciousness. I do not claim to know what it means. I am certain it has a meaning that I could go towards to understand myself better.
I am starting to wonder if after I reach the end of my rainbow path here that it could be fun to go back into these single color images and add. Just a maybe idea. I will keep going…Read More