I’ve long admired Steve Peters as a composer and sound installation artist. In response to my piece on process he noted an interesting twist in his own.
Steve wrote: Last year I was doing a residency in France and made a bunch of these drawings with crushed flower petals – really fast, no forethought. some were lousy, most weren’t. fun and liberating to work that way. so different than my usual long, painstaking process.
At the time he noted: “Having fun making these little improvised gesture drawings/finger paintings/rubbings/somethings. All are 4″x6″ and were made in less than 1 minute using only flower petals crushed directly onto the paper with my fingers. One kind of flower per.”
Quite a wonderful idea–I’m delighted to share it.