Tuesday, June 16, 2015


The 2015 glue season begins with tests of new color media combined into notated formulas.
A few examples (wet):

After about 500 tests, the most promising results are compiled.

The formula notations are plugged into a design grid for reference. This will be the plan for the acid test.

Finally, the formulas are dropped on a permanent glue bed for the first time. This is the acid test, where the formulas will prove their mettle, designated "#1501" - first two digits reference the season year, second two digits the consecutive order of completion. Dimensions 24" x 24". (click to enlarge)

The 2015 season begins.


  1. You are totally amazing! I am impressed with your ability to keep such good records. Love the new effects.

  2. The wax paper test sheets all stacked up are so cool, I want to look through them!
    Even after years of following, I still have a few questions.
    1) How do you store the test sheets throughout the years? ....Do you have to seal them like a painting?
    2) Why is the testing process called an "Acid Test"?

  3. acid test
    A decisive or critical test, as of worth or quality.

  4. hey loved these works!! what kind of formulas are u using ? is it mixing just different paints or how? Am confused how you got such beautiful effects