Abstract – Transcription

I’ve been playing with lines again. I kept the paper relatively unpopulated with marks and varied the thickness of the lines I put down.  In the back of my mind, I must have been thinking of my ongoing recording project (converting my long playing records into computer format), as some of that iconology seeped into my composition. I kept […]

Color and Lines – Abstract

I began today with my very thick-nibbed dip pen. I love the fat lines it makes and the thin ones, if drawn in a perpendicularly to the ‘fat line’ making direction. I’ve read that some oil painters work on their canvas for a while and, if they don’t like what they see in one section […]

Abstract After Klee

Paul Klee tweeted ‘Heroic Roses‘ the other day. I liked the thick, black, maze-like traces that wind into a rose form. I created the abstract below, not with the idea of recreating a rose, but rather for the black traces. I wanted to make my own maze. While I didn’t accomplish ‘maze’ status, I did […]