Reduced Color Zone #14

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I am writing this text a couple of weeks after creating the image (and a week before I will publish it). Looking at the image today, I do not think this belongs in the zone collection, as I did when I created it. The various zone series are meant to evoke a kind of alien landscape (or alien city, space scene, microcosm, junkyard). I do not get that feeling here. I still like it, after all I did not discard it. I am just no longer sure it belongs in this particular collection.

But then, I am also too lazy to figure out where it does fit, so I am dropping it in here now.

Series introduction: Reduced Color Zone #1
Parent series introduction: Strange Zone II #1
Related series: Strange Zone II #4

Reduced Color Zone #12

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Here there are two competing colors (in addition to the grays). This one was designed from the start for two colors. The colors are not just painted on top of a monochrome piture. However, one can imagine other pairs of colors that would work equally well here.

Series introduction: Reduced Color Zone #1
Parent series introduction:Strange Zone II #1
Related series: Strange Zone II #4

Reduced Color Zone #8

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Here there are two colors, again the colors seem to be gratuitously added to a finished gray scale image. In truth that was the design process in this case. I completed a rough pass in gray scale. Then made a few test cases overlaying different colors. Then from those I choose the accent color for the final image.

Series introduction:Reduced Color Zone #1
Parent series introduction:Strange Zone II #1
Related series: Strange Zone II #4