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paper collage drawing colored pencil oscillation minimal optical art
colored pencil on paper
28 x 22 inches

One of a kind in a series of 12.

An oscilloscope without input generates a flat line. When a simple waveform is amplified, a flat line becomes animated. When a simple waveform is modulated by another, and another... a flat line can take on the limitless possibilities of pattern, shape, and texture.

This series of collaged drawings consist of colored pencil on cut paper mounted onto museum board. Each drawing surface, subdivided into a grid of hand cut pixels, builds to create an optical landscape of shifting line and movement. Through an arranged set of limitations, a process that combines drawing and collage is used to transform flat lines into interwoven lattices of energetic pattern.