A Circle in Time
Tuesday, October 19th, 2010
Insomnia brings art experiments! I had a ton of trouble sleeping last week, and around 3am one night I got bored with sitting around in bed and started wandering around the apartment, looking for things to do.
I had put this quote on the white board, plucked from the Storm Constantine book I was re-reading:
“A circle in time; we begin again.”
So I picked out one of the little pre-torn squares of soft, thick watercolor paper I had left from my printmaking days, pulled out a pan of Japanese watercolors, a brush, and a matching blue fountain pen, and this was the result. I waited until the watercolors were mostly dry — but not fully — before writing in the quote, so it blurred and became as much image as text.
A Circle in Time, 5″x5″ watercolor with pen and ink on Arches cover white paper.