The main theme of Cambrian I has to do with fossils. The small designs represent the remnants of small organisms that existed in a past geological age. I specifically chose these acrylic colors to mimic the color of amber in which these remains are often encased. Hardened fossils are often found in layers of sedimentary rock and along the beds of rivers that flow through them such as the Green River Basin in Utah. Special rice paper which contained other paper filaments within it was chosen to accentuate the more primitive and textural feel of rocks. This painting was created with mostly carved rubber stamps chosen for their “geological appeal”. Cambrian I is an acrylic painted on printmaking and rice paper.
MEDIA: Acrylics on printmaking and rice paper
FRAMED SIZE: 18 ½ ” x 22”