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CATALOG NO. B92-2019/2018

40 original ink and wash drawings on Twinrocker handmade paper
3 eccentric volvelles, each with 3 parts in case with cover (original painting done with dry pigments in oil medium on aluminum panel.) Book closed 12" diameter, 1-1/4" deep, Marbled paper - Alberto Valese, Venice

Music: A composition in 3 movements, composed, performed and recorded by the artist. The full 45 minute version can be heard at the link below.
The video contains an edited version.

Soundings Video with music
This 15 minute video shows all of the drawings in the three volvelles

Soundings - complete 45 minute musical composition without images in three movements

Creative Commons License
Soundings by Thomas Parker Williams is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Soundings, case closed

Soundings, case closed

The act of seeking the depth of waters by using a leaded line.
The act of seeking understanding by allowing the subconscious to emerge.
A book of eccentric volvelles.
Each of the three volvelles has three parts that rotate independently without a common center point. As the parts are rotated, combinations of images appear.

Soundings, case open

Soundings cover open

Soundings, the three volvelles

Soundings 3 movements

Soundings, cover detail

Soundings cover detail