Sunday, May 27, 2012

" COUNTER POINT "


Original Painting: Acrylic on Hardboard Panel
Image Size: 7 x 5 Inches   Copyright © Rich Moyers 2012 

This object, while always stationary, can be, and was actually designed to be VERY aggressive. Called a "spindle"... it was used in days gone by to keep track of receipts and other small pieces of paper. The once familiar saying "Please don't Fold, Spindle, or Mutilate" was coined to keep people from doing just THAT, with this menacing device. It's often  seen in Vintage Films as late as the 1960's....CAREFUL NOW!

Two Metallic colors are enhanced by their differing surface treatments, Semi-Rough Texture for the Grey Spindle Base, and a High Gloss Silver for the Spike Point, and a Smooth Satin Gloss allows the slightly crosshatched Buff colored wall to recede, so that the darker Walnut colored counter comes forward anchoring the piece.
As always your comments are welcome!
  
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

" PRESSING ENGAGEMENT "


Original Painting: Acrylic on Hardboard Panel
Image Size: 7 x 5 Inches   Copyright © Rich Moyers 2012
  " PRESSING ENGAGEMENT "  is another "object" displaying AGGRESSIVE TENDENCIES, the fourth piece completed in the  series.
Pleated accordion style sheet metal, is being systematically crushed (from Right to Left) by the powerful movement of an industrial press... shrinking it's width and adding a reciprocal vertical rise to each of it's two-toned folds. The diagonal lines of the main screw threads, also reinforce the painting's directional movement.
Prominent Metallic colors are illuminated by three differing surface treatments, Rough Texture, Semi Gloss, and Smooth Satin Gloss, further heightening the illusion of spacial depth across the picture plane.
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Sunday, May 6, 2012

LOVERS MERRY-GO-ROUND:

" I did NOT say NO, I said MAYBE! "

Original Painting: Acrylic on Stretched Linen Canvas.
Image Size: 30 x 30 Inches        Copyright © Rich Moyers 2012
Series "AS, IS, WAS - Observing the human condition"
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