Saturday, February 27, 2010

SCRIPT OF THE SEA/ a pictographic mixed media abstraction

              Script of the Sea
              by Eric Whollem
              oil stick, casein, parafin, gouache and India ink on paper
              Collection of the artist.
              Copyright by the artist.
An Evocation of the Ocean

I painted this work near the Pacific Ocean. I was doing an art
show in Mendocino, but travelled northwards to the tide pools
near Fort Bragg.

This is a good example of the utilization of the pictographic
rock art of California Indians in a work of modern art.

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