We are spoiled with plenty of clear and calm days in Los Angeles. It's a different world from my life back in Ireland. These panels were inspired by the dominant late afternoon palette I experience most days.
This piece is comprised of nine 12.5" squares. Each square was assembled using thousands of hand-cut paper strips.
A single panel
Each panel is 12.5" square. It is comprised of thousands of hand-cut paper strips.
Each panel is held within a black frame with black matting. The paper is exposed giving a dramatic three dimensional effect that showcases the texture of the paper.
Despite the weather in Ireland we seemed to spend our youth in the garden or up in the trees. This piece reminds me of those days. 1000's of hand-cut paper strips have been assembled into this 12" square and placed into a 20" white frame.
Have you ever looked up from the ocean depths? 1000's of hand cut paper strips assembled into a 12" square and framed in a white 20" frame.
So much texture! This 9.5" square piece is was assembled using thousands of hand cut paper strips. Each strip was then cut again to provide additional texture. this convex piece really jumps.
The offcuts create their own artwork.
Another dawn, another square. 1000's of hand cut paper strips assembled into a 12" square and finished in a white 20" frame.
Offcuts for a pint. I'm still trying to figure out how to make something from the offcuts. They have so much depth and texture.
I love a drop of the black stuff whenever it promises to be a good pint. I don't get home to Ireland much these days but when I do this is one of the things I look forward to.
Thousands of hand-cut paper strips assembled to make this 9.5" square. Each strip was then cut again to provide a convex shape. Thirsty work.
I'm not from Philly but I'm a big fan of the Philadelphia Flyers team colors! This large 12" square piece was assembled using over 1500 strips of hand-cut paper and placed in a 20" black square frame.
A pink a blue large peekaboo. 1000's of hand-cut acrylic and paper strips assembled into a large 12" square. Finished in a white 20" frame.
Lots of cut paper for this piece. Cut to strips then cut to waves. This piece has been in my head for a long time. Finally got it finished. This is a 9.5" square assembles using thousands of double hand-cut paper strips!