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SURFACE TENSION SERIES (2005)   

In physics, surface tension is an effect within the surface layer of a liquid that causes the layer to behave as an elastic sheet. It is the effect that allows insects (such as the water strider) to walk on water, and causes capillary action, for example.  Surface tension is caused by the attraction between the molecules of the liquid, due to various intermolecular forces.  In the bulk of the liquid each molecule is pulled equally in all directions by neighboring liquid molecules, resulting in a net force of zero. At the surface of the liquid, the molecules are pulled inwards by other molecules deeper inside the liquid, but there are no liquid molecules on the outside to balance these forces, so the surface molecules are subject to an inward force of molecular attraction which is balanced by the resistance of the liquid to compression.

 

ANOTHER GREEN WORLD        2006        Acrylic On Canvas        24"h x 72"w

 

 

FULL SPECTRUM        2005        Acrylic On Canvas        18"h x 72"w

 

 

AUTUMNAL MIST        2005        Acrylic On Canvas        18"h x 72"w

 

 

CHROMATIC SYMPHONY        2005        Acrylic On Canvas        18" x 88"w

 

 

HOT COLD WALL        2005        Acrylic On Canvas        24"h x 72"w

 

 

SLEET WALL        2005        Acrylic On Canvas        24"h x 48"w

 

 

VARIEGATED        2005        Acrylic On Canvas        30"h x 48"w

 

 

WATER WALL        2005        Acrylic On Canvas            30"h x 72"w

 

 

DIAPHANOUS GRID        2005        Acrylic On Canvas        24"h x 30"w

 

 

HOT WALL        2005        Acrylic On Canvas        72"w X 30"h

 

 

                                                   

SILVER GRID        2005                                             LATITUDE LONGITUDE        2005

Acrylic On Canvas        24"w X 24"h                            Acrylic On Canvas        24"w X 24"h

 

 

RECTILINEAR        2005        Acrylic On Canvas        72"w X 36"h

 

 

WINTER WATER WALL        2005        Acrylic On Canvas        56"h x 88"w

 

 

CITYSCAPE       2005        Acrylic On Canvas        48"w X 24"h

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