Gouache Swatches

These little paintings are on Benjamin Moore paint swatches.  I love how the titles, inventions of a marketing team, suggest our consumer aspirations while the paintings depict frailty, sagging and anxiety.

quincy tan
quincy tan

Oil on paint swatch

peacock blue
peacock blue
bird of paradis
bird of paradis

Oil on paint swatch

natural elements
natural elements

Graphite on paint swatch

heaven on earth
heaven on earth

Oil on paint swatch

alabaster
alabaster

Graphite on paint swatch

soft salmon
soft salmon

Oil on paint swatch

vegetable patch
vegetable patch

Oil on paint swatch

salzburg blue
salzburg blue

Gouache on paint swatch

apparition
apparition

Graphite on paint swatch