Part 1 of 2. An intriguing exploration of a wonderful painter, Philip Petrie, at his show in the Martha Pace Swift Gallery, NTC, San Diego, through mid-April, 2013. Phil is a mix of many genres including surrealism and abstract expressionism. The films include clips from his demonstration of automatism as a painting method. This is a rich array of discussion and examples of creating beauty the likes of which one might find searching nature.