The diamond shape is the symbol for the diamond lane and as I tend to use symbols in my artwork, the diamond has become the new one. I like the multiple interpretations of the diamond and the diamond lane. The diamond represents wealth and abundance. The diamond lane symbolizes a journey, the fast lane, and togetherness. I'm excited to include this symbol into my artwork. Hearts are still coming up and now crosses too as I explore the concept of wealth.
Many of the new pieces incorporate new acrylic materials with which I am experimenting. I am slowly learning what works and what works better. I've smeared glass bead gel on several projects. Had crackle paste work and fail. Played with the properties of interference colors over various light and dark colors. It is fun, sometimes daunting, and sometimes discouraging, but mostly intriguing and engaging. Below are a few of experiments from the Diamond Lane Series: