Swirling Paint Abstracts

Swirling Paint Abstracts - Abstract patterns made by mixing acrylic paints and fluorescent paint with oil and silicone, then photographing the results. In the collection Colorful Abstract Close-ups.

I have been having some fun in my studio creating swirling paint abstracts. What exactly are they, you might ask? Well, I’ve been mixing acrylic paints, water-based inks, various flow mediums, silicone, and oil in large enameled trays. Once I have a pleasing pattern, I photograph it. The resulting images look like jasper, primordial ooze, chloroplasts, protozoa, and aerial landscapes. What a trip!

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Sand Dune Abstract Photographs

Partly cloudy skies cause interesting patterns of light and shadow on the sand dunes at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve near Alamosa, Colorado.

Sand dune abstract photographs

A variety of landscapes are found at The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, east of Alamosa, Colorado, in the San Luis Valley. The park boasts the tallest dunes in North America, as well as a diverse collection of grasslands, wetlands, conifer and aspen forests, alpine lakes, and tundra. But on my recent trip to the Dunes, I just concentrated taking sand dune abstract photographs.

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