Theta WavesJanine Etherington
Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas
Varnished and Ready to hang
Signed on front and back
36 " h x 12 " w x 1.5 " d |5 lbs. 0 oz.
This painting is part of Janine Etherington's series of abstract works exploring different mind states. In this painting, her focus is on the theta state of mind. "Theta is the mysterious border between the conscious and the subconscious worlds where deep learning, growth and healing can happen," Janine explains. "I've always been fascinated by what thoughts surface between sleep and wakefulness."
Janine’s abstract artworks are created with measured doses of both intuition and analysis. “My work develops as a series of calls and responses,” she says. She adds color, letting gravity pull the paint around. She then responds to the direction of the composition with additional marks, adding and subtracting. The incorporation of recognizable forms, specifically letters and numbers, indicates the influences of Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg on Janine’s work. Janine is also inspired by listening to jazz music. She is a musician herself, and plays in a local Zimbabwean marimba ensemble when she’s not painting.
Here's more work from Janine you may enjoy
Hear what collectors say about Janine's work
I positively love Janine's work --and I hung my piece in a prominent location in my house --and always receive compliments.- M Miller