An ocean wave, laden with oil & toxic dispersants, from the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Is technology simultaneously improving our lives & destroying the planet? IS the solution to pollution, dilution, or, is it possible to break our planet's oceans? These are difficult questions to answer, but the direction the human race must swiftly move in, is painfully obvious when this image crosses ones vision for the future. NO OFFSHORE DRILLING, THE CONSEQUENCES ARE DIRE.
Recent Major U.S. Oil Spills (Greater Than 1,000 Gallons) (Cleaning Up Oil Spills: Using Nature to Eat Away Mistakes: http://blog.grovelabs.io/environmental-benefits/cleaning-up-oil-spills-using-nature-to-eat-away-mistakes/)
This trend forcast can be translated into a color and fabric story. "City Slick" uses melted colors to create the illusion of an oil spill. The result is metallic and iridescent, which gives an edgy, urban quality to this unisex trend. -Demi J.
This painting is from my "After-life" collection inspired by the oil spill in the Gulf. Building upon layers and layers of color and floating pigments, I construct a three-dimensional, yet soft space to move through, touch, or brush away like smoke.