Simple repeating systems

“A gradation is to colors just what curvature is to lines, both being felt to be beautiful by the pure instinct of every human mind, and both, considered as types, expressing the law of gradual change and progress in the human soul itself.”

—John Ruskin

Stripe paintings

Yellow Brown Copper White Pink

Neither titled nor finished. Oil on canvas or oil on vinyl,
each 44” x 25”, 2011–ongoing.

Brush stroke paintings

Indian Yellow Graphite

Indian yellow on a white ground, oil on linen, 2013; Graphite gray on a black ground “Sliver Screen”, oil on canvas, 2009; each 49” x 43”

Next project: I do what I can, I do what I must