2015 » Chance 001

K.J. Schumacher

June 2015
Oil, acrylic, and chalk on canvas
48'' x 36'' (122cm x 91cm)

This piece and others like it come from an ongoing series of chance-based works created by selecting mark types at random. This generative methodology serves as an alternative way to approach “found” marks in my practice. The sequence below records the process for this painting.

0ver black taped sunburst shapes…six steps from closed shapes to draw with a tube

1-Closed shape
2-Organic wash
3-Snap lines
4-Kid drawing
5-Brushstroke
6-Draw a line