Monday, May 28th, 2012

Flow, abstract art by Amy Crook

Flow, abstract art by Amy Crook

This holiday Monday brings a piece that’s ironically about work, and getting into the flow of things. I actually painted the background for this upside-down, but I decided I liked the way it looked better the other way around once I got in the flow of working on it.

It reminds me a little of those desk toys with the two unmixing fluids that rock back and forth meditatively, creating waves where the two fluids meet. Something to put up at work to remind you that sometimes, all you have to do is look at things another way to get into the groove again.

Flow, 8″x4″ pen & ink and watercolor on Fluid watercolor paper.

Flow, detail, by Amy Crook

Flow, detail, by Amy Crook

Above you can see some of the crosshatching up close, and the subtle variations in color and texture throughout the piece. Below, it’s been temporarily put in a 10″x8″ frame for scale. And now, by request, it’s also a computer wallpaper.

Flow, framed, by Amy Crook

Flow, framed, by Amy Crook

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4 Responses to “Flow”

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  1. wyomingnot says:

    Lovely! Pretty! And so on!

    (any chance of getting this as a desktop wallpaper?)

  2. Amy says:

    Thanks, etc! 😉

    (and yes, just look up!)

  3. wyomingnot says:

    You are so awesome. Thank you!


  4. Amy says:

    ♥ You’re welcome!