For the Reticulum series of paintings, I want to push past the typical end point of my process and make that the new beginning point. I pour paint onto a flat, smooth surface in individual 1/4" strips with approximately equal lengths, using a continuous flow of 1 color at a time to create multipul strips of acylic, I then repeat that using 9 selected colors total, then let it dry. After that, I peel off the dried paint strips one at a time by hand, before they adhere to the smooth surface. I usually consider my paintings finished once the paint dries, however, for these paintings I fell the actual painting process starts in the next step.
I then weave the ribbons together to form tightly knit nets in a relatively rectangular shape. I then mounted them on to museum board. The overlapping of the paint strips creates texture, and the variation in the line and color produce an optical effect, both of which I welcome. The end result is a web of dramatically shifting colors.