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 […]
You can’t make this stuff up.
I began with scribbles (as usual), but then concentrated on creating a basic solid shape. I used to practice my pencil-shading technique. with basic solids; cubes, cones and spheres, for example. The idea of ‘basics’ set me thinking about classrooms and blackboards. When I was in school there used to be large expanses of matte-finished […]