This painting is a directional flow across a fixed surface. The interference acrylics produce an opalescent sheen. The background is a black micaceous iron oxide, sprayed over with a clear auto paint which amplifies the light reflecting properties of the mica.

Flow of blue Iridescent paint on black canvas.

Black micaceous iron oxide with interference acrylic on masonite
40″ x 32″


Shift. Kennedy Center, DC. Photo: Greg Staley
Photo: Brian Layton