This is the first of a series of 'Galactic Doodles'
[large scaled, cognitive space drawings...
organically shaped, candy-colored, gestural
forms inspired by amoebae, ice-cream, outer space, and whatever else happens to be floating around within my subconciousness at any given moment]
Galactic Doodle No. 1
...this was a commissioned piece for an amazing little courtyard hidden
within the heart of downtown Florence.
With an ancient brick wall as my canvas, I wanted to create a juxtaposition of color and form to express a whimsical 'space-drawing'
that would reference the mid-century theme of the garden, without blanketing the rough, linear beauty of the wall...
so, i decided to step out of my comfort zone and work with bold electric color and a smooth organic surface. This was the result...