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The following paintings document my use of dots in my artwork eventually leading to my current work.1 min 52 sec...

Tonight at the Metairie Art Guild meeting my dot painting, "Treinta," placed second in the Artist of the Month competition. It is one of three recent dot paintings I completed in October. So far, I've received many positive comments on the painting.

This year the Poydras Home Art Show was open to the public on Friday before coming down that evening. My three dot paintings hung together in the large front room. There was a lot of activity during the show. acrylic on canvas, 20" x 20"...

To conclude my third painting, I used shades of purple and red for my background. As in the other two paintings, I painted dots in a square pattern. This one turned out to be more exciting than my other ones. acrylic on canvas, 20" x 20"...

In my second painting, in this grouping, I rendered the background with shades of green. Again, I organized the piece in a square pattern. I used bright contrasting colors to make my dots. acrylic on canvas, 20" x 20"...

Below is the first of three new dot paintings. This year I worked with concentric squares over a patterned blue background. The blue dominated the other colors. I did my best apply dots of contrasting colors.acrylic on canvas, 20" x 20"...

And with the second coat of acrylic on this one, Phase II is complete. I thickened the variations of red and purple. Coming up next, lots of dots! acrylic on canvas, 20" x 20"...