Continuing with the use of black and the theme of protective coverings, Certain Dark Things tondos depict abstract shields wrapped in painted coverings referencing fabric, crushed flowers, cement and oxidized copper.

The beveled edge of each canvas works in concert with built-up painted textures to create an illusion of 3-dimensions. In the most recent grouping, I have scaled down in size and scaled up in color, pulling from the uplifting, celebratory colors of summer.