Don Trout - Paintings in Watercolor, Oil, and Mixed Media
EXPERIMENTAL - Gallery 4
COLLAGES
Sometimes it is a relaxing to set the representational image aside and just let the painting evolve,
using materials found in publications or on the street, or unusual colors or  textures, as in rice
papers. Watercolor or acrylic paint is used to enhance the developing image.
"What's in it for You?"
"Halloween in LA"
"Floating"
Watercolor, collaged rice papers, and
acrylics on illustration board, size 16" x 20"
These two collages are on illustration
board using found papers, printed matter,
rice papers, and acrylics, size 16" x 20"
"Path to the Village"
13" x 13"
"Intersections"
13" x 13"
"Where the Cliff Breaks"
13" x 13"
"Anazazi Portal"
7 1/2" x 7 1/2"
"Dragon's Eye"
7 1/2" x 7 1/2"
"Bones"
7 1/2" x 7 1/2"
"Beyond Square"
Watercolor, collaged rice papers, and
acrylics on #300 Arches watercolor
paper size 15" x 15"
These two paintings are acrylics and collaged
rice papers on canvas, size 18" x 24"
"Path to Shangrila"
"Crossing the Square"
Some of these smaller square paintings
were done as class demos, some for
relaxation. Squares are great relief from
standard size formats.
"Criss Cross"
7 1/2" x 7 1/2"
"Bones"
7 1/2" x 7 1/2"
"Low Tide"
7 1/2" x 7 1/2"
"Our Legacy"
7 1/2" x 7 1/2"
"Angles of Decay"
7 1/2" x 7 1/2"
"Blue Moon Rising"
7 1/2" x 7 1/2"