These paintings are made by creating a grid (mostly by felt tip pen and wax crayons), and then applying buttons at the intersection points to create a 3D effect, and then adding a transluscent all-over colour to create a mono colour image. The background grid and buttons show through the top colour to create movement and rhythm. As with "Suite Sixteen", the individual paintings, while complete in themselves, when put together with the others form a whole (as left). Like many of my images, these paintings are symmetrical and have a central focal point - a small construction of 2 or 3 larger buttons. Each individual painting is 30cms / 12" square.

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Justin Bailey artist London, United Kingdom.