AGATES and LAVA FLOW INSPIRE PAINTING IDEAS

The color and pattern of agates and the movement of molten lava inspire ideas for my Plasmora painting series. Agates are volcanic rock, some with spectacular color banding caused by various embedded minerals in the layers of the rock.

Condor Agate, Argentina

Condor Agate, Argentina

Botswana Agate

Botswana Agate

Plasmora #8, gouache on handmade paper, 13” x 10”

Plasmora #8, gouache on handmade paper, 13” x 10”

Plasmora #9, gouache on handmade paper, 13” x 10”

Plasmora #9, gouache on handmade paper, 13” x 10”

Molten lava swirl

Molten lava swirl

Plasmora #22, gouache on paper, 50” x40”

Plasmora #22, gouache on paper, 50” x40”