The naturally inherent patterns in wood used in it’s processed iterations juxtaposes the organic and man-made visuals at the onset of image building. It’s basic essence can reverse the sequence of image emergence and pattern priority. Once completed, the image continues to mature as the wood substrate gradually darkens with time altering and influencing the artwork’s abstract qualities.
Webster defines wood as: the hard fibrous substance consisting basically of xylem that makes up the greater part of the stems, branches, and roots of trees or shrubs beneath the bark.
Abstract, Contemporary Art by Kenn Kotara, Asheville, NC 828.236.2265