Musical Instruments

Sallie Taylor - John's Guitar

John's Guitar, 2021, 30"x 24", oil and colored pencil on board


Musical Vibrations, 2020, 30" x 24", oil and colored pencil on canvas

These paintings are based on the idea that musical sounds have vibrating energy that is similar to the vibrating energy of color. For example, middle C has been equated by Eric L. Wagner as yellow green. The violin painting was selected by the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival for their Fortieth Season promotional image.