Graffiti Excerpt

Today’s watercolor experiment: Among my photographs of New York City from the 1980s and 90s are snapshots of interesting graffiti. There was a lot of it back then. The wall pictured below, lit as it was with light glancing off the bricks, compelled me to take a picture.  I’m not quite sure why I did […]

Abstract 072415

Today’s watercolor experiment: I liked the blocks of colors I used yesterday. As yesterday, I also worked from a reference photograph. But unlike yesterday, I present the painting before I show you the source of my inspiration: I know that I see the representation of a set of objects in this painting. This is most probably […]

Studio

Now and then I paint representations of my work area (Desk, Clean Desk). It has been particularly messy these days. I’m not sure what motivated me to revisit my desk in its current condition. Perhaps it is the easiest subject, since it is right there in front of me. The thought of filling up the […]

Values

Today’s experiment: I have many photographs of parking lots. I take them when my wife is shopping. I used to bring my sketch book. I have many sketches of parking lots. I proved yesterday that I could re-create a photograph as a watercolor composition, faithfully in many ways. Yesterday’s post was in response to the […]