18 x 24 inches
Medium: OneShot enamel and urethane on copper, mounted on a birch panel
Also called the Sand Dollar, the Clypeasteroida is a sea urchin. The beautiful coin-like object might be mistaken for a shell, but it is really the skeleton of a creature that looks more like a fuzzy coaster.
This painting is part of a series of paintings that focus on the geometric reorganization of plant and animal characteristics into patterns.
Much of the copper used in this project was reclaimed from industrial sites and would have been apart of landfill.
OneShot is a type of paint used by sign painters and pinstripers. The colors are intensely vibrant and solid.