Help Me Name This Painting

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what do you see when you look at this painting?

what do you feel when you look at this painting? 

what do you wonder when you look at this painting? 

 

 

during open studios I set up one of my almost-complete paintings on an easel and asked visitors a variation of the questions above:

”what would you call this painting?” 

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here’s what people said: 

  • Torrents of Joy

  • Hot Pink Smile

  • Pink Wavy Waters

  • Lifeboats

  • The Tempest

  • E

  • Reflections of City Noise

  • The Secret Lava Layer

  • “Treasures” at the Bottom of the Sea

  • Surviving the Storm

  • Sea Disco

  • Flourescent Fish

  • Stormy Skies at Sunset

  • Ocean Motion

  • Alphabet Volcano Dance

  • Energetic Blueness

  • Waterlava

  • Babe the Blue Ox goes in for a Lick

  • Stormy Seas

  • Bleeding Hearts

  • Wild Nights

 

What name would you pick?

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1. what do you feel when you look at this painting?

2. what do you wonder when you look at this painting?

3. what do you see when you look at this painting?

 

How does your name idea change depending on which question you ask yourself?  

 

I’d love to hear your ideas in the comments!