#149 Play the Green
Reconstructed guitars mimic
the 2D cubist painting style and
transition it into 3D wall hangings.
#102 Honey Colored Jazz
Internal computerized LED lighting emits
variant lighting from an acoustic guitar's throat.
#101 Electric Duet in Red
Dixon's guitars are mounted on 1-1/2" thick
LED lighted mounting brackets.
#107 Gutar Solo
Computerized LED lighting strips
surround the mounting brackets to
cast a variable light wash on the walls.
Guitar #172 will provide dramatic accent for penthouse lounge
White Guitar will display nicely in the Lounge
when the FIVE HOTEL opens on Lake Zurich in July 2022
Here are three views of a new
work.The base was part of an
old Sandwich Glass lamp
from my Mother's collection.
Having sounded her final note,
the Violin becomes visually tuned
on the Artist's workbench
#FL102 " Antique Violin"
With final elements attached,
the sculpture is now in antiqued dignity.
Signed by Dixon with a 3D printed image.
The hollow violin is filled before being cut
into the artist's design elements
Finished concept shown hanging.
Note that the backside has no "f" holes.
3D printed F-Holes are added to
mimic the cutouts of Violin front sides
Black backing outlines the artwork
in keeping the black striping
that divides the sections
Backing for this Blue Violin
is set back 1/2" from the edge
and thus does not produce
any outline around the artwork
The essence of a violin re-configured.
Note the hollow "f" holes.
Depth defined in a side view
Antique Collectors double their joy
owning the essence of a violin
in new artwork
4" Protrusion from the wall
The back side of violins often
have a beautiful wood grain.
Note the 3D printed Artist's signature.
The Blue Violin is made from another antique.
It has a 2" Depth to the wall.