Pictorial free association, Automatism as defined in “Art Speak,” was the last project from the abstract class at UCLA with Ben Britton. Using Payne’s Grey, I started drawing outlines of these shapes. They are some sort of entities that have been showing up in my work, similar to Gatherers and The Rose Angel. In this painting, the entities are traveling west, following the leader on the center left side. They are coming together under one mission: healing.