Great Idea: Turning Art Supply Tests Into Standalone Works of Art

austinkleon:

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I like these pieces from "Test Me," an exhibit by @chrisormitch (Chris Maddux) on display at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery's Image Lab, the interdisciplinary work space run by @thenearsightedmonkey (Lynda Barry)

Here's a closer look:

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They remind me of these wonderful test prints by my friends @aestheticapparatus, one-of-a-kind artworks made by layering elements from different screenprinting projects they're working on:

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Let me know if you know of other artists who share pages of material tests into works of their own!

Update: @PGHomes points out the test prints of @strawberryluna:

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