Dice Painting April 2008-1

oil paint on canvas

190 x 260 cm

(75 x 102 in)

freely chosen properties:
To produce a painting, oil on canvas, consisting of a pattern of "circles" (actually orb-like shapes) in the form of a hexagonal lattice (alternately staggered rows of shapes, each circle equidistant to its neighbor).
Some shapes may be linked by connecting „bridges“ to at least 1 and at most 2 of its neighboring circles ( > illusion of chain-like segments).
For a detailed explanation, please see the pdf file „Documentation“ above.

randomly selected properties:
1. Density of pattern > 5 out of 6 options (average ca. 83%)
2. Connecting bridges between neighboring circles.
3. Distribution of color, in general - in other words, size of majority in relation to entire population > 5 out of 6 options (average ca. 83%)
4. Distribution of color among the 2 minorities - in other words, of the remaining population, the size of the 1st minority > 3 out of 6 options (average ca. 50%)
5. Background color > carmine red
6. Background color mixed with another color? > yes
7. Background color mixed with which color? > violet lake
8. Color of majority > violet lake
9. Majority mixed with another color? > yes
10. Majority mixed with which color? carmine red
11. Color of 1st minority > titanium white
12. 1st minority mixed with another color? > yes
13. 1st minority mixed with which color? ivory black
14. Color of 2nd minority > cadmium yellow light
15. 2nd minority mixed with another color? > yes
16. 2nd minority mixed with which color? violet lake