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Music as a Portal

Drake Arnold

My design concept features two separate one-point perspective paintings that merge together into one seamless design along the top and sides of the piano. On the back side of the piano the perspective design is featured in gray scale. As the design moves around the sides and to the front of the piano it transforms into a full color-wheel version of the perspective design. These perspective designs give the illusion of deep space and are symbolic of how music can be a portal into a deeper space as well. Music can be a portal from a muted world of gray scales to a vibrant world alive with the rich diversity of the full spectrum of colors. Each note in the musical scale is like a color from the color wheel. I would love to use this painting to draw attention to and start a conversation about the harmony that can occur between sound and sight.