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   This painting was inspired by the radiating energy present in many Australian aborigine paintings and cave art. Bruce Chatwin's 'Songlines' is a great book to read about how the Abos believed that the Gods sang the universe into existence as they wandered through it. I tried to make the 'songline' in this painting more complex and urban if you like because I am not an Australian Aborigine myself so I sing a different song. Adding a linear structure to an abstract painting is always a risk but since the Abo's were only a departure point I replaced their simple radiating spirals with concentric circles and straight lines radiating from the center to create simple rhomboids that were then bisected into triangles. The colors and shapes were then improvised to add harmony, subconscious motion and depth.