Numbers by painting II


Moving ahead with the boxes, I poured good quality gesso onto the previously primed panel and used a 1/4″ quarter round piece of molding to spread it around the surface. This gives me a nice thick textured surface to work on. I began shaping the gesso into a circle for the first piece, which will be a representation of the monad.

Laying down the gesso with a dowel rod or a piece of quarter round can make a big mess of the floor of the studio, and of the new shoes that your wife bought you for Christmas. Just sayin’…

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Michael Pearce is an artist, writer, and professor of art. He is the author of "Art in the Age of Emergence."
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