What’s Underneath

by Bonnie Tate

bouncer chair seat with paint stripper

bouncer chair arm with stripper

bouncer chair blue paint

bouncer chair scraper and blue paint

bouncer chair metal shines through

Sky blue, sea foam green, black…the colors of this chair’s past. Plus rust. I am working to get down to the smooth metal.

Striping away the layers is satisfying. All the colors being revealed and mixing together, the chemical bubbling away the paint, I can’t help but keep my camera near by.