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.
I like the overall pastel look to this experiment. The inner complexity is bracketed on each side, by two dark red shapes, the left one of which is interrupted by the edge of the paper. The turquoise blue wavy structures bracket the top and bottom of the picture. The inner figures are not overly intricate, […]
I began this experiment with a blue stroke near the top of the paper. I laid another one down and merged it with purple. I made sure that the brush was fully loaded so that I could get some drips. (I like to do that now and then.) I put a red quarter-circle in the […]