Soundings, case closed
Specifications - unique book
40 original ink and wash drawings on Twinrocker handmade paper
3 eccentric volvelles, each with 3 parts in case with cover (original painting done with dry pigments in oil medium on aluminum panel.) Book closed 12" diameter, 1-1/4" deep, Marbled paper - Alberto Valese, Venice
Music: A composition in 3 movements, composed, performed and recorded by the artist. The full 45 minute version can be heard at the link in the box below.
The video contains an edited version of the music.
Soundings Video with music
This 15 minute video shows all of the drawings in the three volvelles
Soundings by Thomas Parker Williams is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
The act of seeking the depth of waters by using a leaded line.
The act of seeking understanding by allowing the subconscious to emerge.
A book of eccentric volvelles.
Each of the three volvelles has three parts that rotate independently without a common center point. As the parts are rotated, combinations of images appear.
Soundings, case open
Soundings, the three volvelles
Soundings, cover detail