Plate Tectonics: “Marianas Trench”

The Marianas Trench is the deepest part of the world’s oceans, located in the western Pacific Ocean.   It reaches a maximum-known depth of 10,994 meters in a valley in its floor known as Challenger Deep.

And yes, those are push pins!

Mixed media, 2017

8″ x 14.5″; $125

Advertisements

Plate Tectonics: “Subduction/Tsunami”

The Plate Tectonics series explores something that fascinates me. Seriously, look it up. It’s rad.

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with the epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. The shock had a moment magnitude of 9.1–9.3 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX.

Mixed media (wood board, contact lens case lid, yogurt lid, wire, foam board, molding paste, acrylic paint, spray paint, white ink); 2017

175

Plate Tectonics: “Aleutian Islands/Ring of Fire”

The Plate Tectonics Series explores something that fascinates me.  Seriously, look it up. It’s rad.

The Ring of Fire is a string of volcanoes and sites of seismic activity, or earthquakes, around the edges of the Pacific Ocean.

Why the Braille again?  In doing the Maps for My Father series, I discovered that I dig it.

Oil, acrylic, ink, spray paint, molding paste, fabric puff paint; 2017

Sold

Plate Tectonics: “Latitude/Plate Map”

The Plate Tectonics series explores something that fascinates me.  Seriously, look it up. It’s rad.

Here is a map (roughly) of the major tectonic plates.  Check out that lava made with copper spray paint.  Cool, right?!

Why the Braille again?  In doing the Maps for My Father series, I discovered that I dig it.

Oil, acrylic, ink, spray paint, foam board, molding paste, fabric puff paint; 2017

11″x14″, $225