The original painting is called A Lawn Being Sprinkled by David Hockney.
It would be nice to spend a few moments like this:
Sometimes a bit of news is hard to get a handle on. Especially when it’s just an amorphous blob.
I started this one with a multi-layer wash. I outlined it in Payne’s grey to create a stage. The shape reminds me of a painter’s palette. I was a bit stymied at this point. I did not know what to do next, so I just doodled around. I ended up slashing around with a razor […]
I intended some of the brushstrokes to represent pages of open books. The bold green stroke that divides some of the curved lines is the bookmark (with a vengeance). It rips trough the pages to make itself known.
This piece is characterized my high visual frequency (i,e,. wavy) lines. They remind me of wood screws driving through space. I began with short blue and yellow squiggles. Later in the process, the red lines began to dominate. Hansa yellow, a very orangey yellow really worked will with the reds on. A more lemony yellow […]
I tried to schedule my last ‘No Power’ post, but it went right out. I hope I can share with you this watercolor practice wash that I did today.