this is about the size of it

a tiny abstract painting [maybe, of its kind]. a serendipitous moment the other day. a small fragment from something else i was working on.

tiny fragments of painted paper and card, which i then over-painted.

tiny-abstract-painting-collage-and-stanley-steel-tape-measure

now not so sure about the pale green square and the block of grey, but i like the vertical red stripe next to the yellow edge – and now it is colour-coordinated with stanley the steel tape measure.

photographed on black card for visual clarity. such small things are easily lost in the day-to-day…

tiny-painting-collage-and-stanley-steel-tape-measure

this is about the size of it.

that is all.

2 Comments

  1. Jazz
    Posted July 31, 2015 at 10:42 am | Permalink

    it’s one solution to my ’storage’ issues when it comes to the making of art. but is it art?

    last week i donated 20kg of books to the local charity shop. i can better gauge the weight of many things now because i have been given a suitcase weighing gadget-thingamy. very useful.

  2. Jazz
    Posted July 31, 2015 at 11:42 am | Permalink

    this also reminds me that alain de botton’s ’school of life’ gift shop sell tote bags with the phrase ‘emotional baggage’ printed on them – perfect for carrying hefty philosophical books.

    i used to like alain, he spoke [and wrote] sensitively and perceptively about things, and i thought he had a kind, reassuring demeanour…