This piece was created with a tree ring method. The paint needs to be at a specific consistency in order to end up with obvious lines and not a messy jumble. The colors are layered carefully into a cup, and then poured onto the canvas, usually with a circular motion. Once poured, the canvas is tilted to compose and remove excess paint.
I saw this color combo on another piece of art and it made my mouth water so I had to try it out. While I started out with the tree ring method, I ended up creating more of a ribbon pour towards the end. I love everything about this piece from the colors to the composition.
I poured this painting on David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance” album which was released by EMI Records in 1983.
The original album cover with a sleeve will be provided; be aware that most album covers aren’t pristine but show wear-and-tear as they have been banging around for decades!
Vinyl LP albums make a great round substrate for paint pouring, and add yet another unique element to each painting. They are protected with an acrylic sealant. I make an effort to leave the label on the back clean enough to identify. I will add a sawtooth hanger to the back of the album; if you want a very specific orientation, just let me know so I can place the hanger accordingly.