My paintings so far this year have a limited range of colors. This happened because I used small bowls of paint to mix my color and I have more than enough for a single work. I don’t like to throw away paint, so I use the left overs on the next sketch. I remembered that I […]
This is the first entry in my new notebook. I continue my color experimenting, this time, with pencil. The holiday dictates a limited palette of mainly orange and black. Hopefully the rest of the book will prove educational (to me) and compelling (to you, the viewer).
I never realized that the underside of a shipping palette could be so colorful.
My palette changes with availability of paint. My abundant transparent earth tones (iron oxides, mainly), merge nicely with the blues I have. Today’s study began with iron oxide washes blending with blues ranging from greenish (turquoise) to reddish (ultramarine). Between the ultramarine shape and the red iron oxide, I laid in cadmium orange to accentuate […]
Once again, I was thumbing through one of my art books about Paul Klee. Of all the drawings I flipped past, Untamed Waters from 1934, stuck in my mind. I tried to find a link to this work, but I could not. This figure, pictured in the book as black and white, contains a multitude of lines, […]