These sculptures are based on a digital exploration of Abstract Expressionist paintings. Adobe Photoshop was used to separate colored shapes within various paintings created by different artists. A Dekooning painting could be separated into 7 different colors or layers. These colors and their corresponding forms were then modified and manipulated in 3D Studio Max, a CAD software. The resulting building blocks were then assembled into coherent 3D forms. These prints were used as rough templates for constructing steel and ceramic sculptures. A sculpture now was comprised of many “sampled” forms and colors from several historical artists. The first large works were made in 1998.  All other sculptures were later constructed at L.S.U. in 1999.