This variation of the original theme comes closest to representing the light reflected from the buildings across 34th Street. I like the loose construction, the colors and the dispersion of the water soluble inks. Please visit my Etsy shop for my artwork for sale inspired by my autistic brother Mike at: etsy.com/shop/AutismInspiredArt. My other artwork […]
I used water soluble pens on this version of my Bryant Park Building, except for the yellow color I applied, to represent the lighting. I like the feeling of sketching with a looser hand. Please visit my Etsy shop for my artwork for sale inspired by my autistic brother Mike at: etsy.com/shop/AutismInspiredArt. My other artwork […]
On the last two cells of this matrix I experimented with washes. Usually, I begin with details. That makes it more difficult to paint in a uniform background. In a few days, I’ll see how the details work out.
In this sketch, I used a gray watercolor wash to accentuate the pen and ink portrait of the fig tree. The issue was to create a homogeneous background
My watercolor wash (More: No Power) was the first stage in an experiment I performed in my mind’s eye (not exactly a Gedanken experiment ala Einstein). The idea was to float a neutral color on top of a colored field and set up a dissonance between foreground and background. Hans Hofmann’s paintings were chock full of […]
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.
Today I used a reference photograph from which to model my watercolor clouds. I also used watercolor paint straight from the tube; yesterday’s watercolor was made from paint left over from previous sessions. I used Neutral Tint for all the clouds, and some cerulean for the blue. I began by defining the shapes of the […]
Nice walk to the lake today. Half hour to the lake, half hour to sketch and half hour back. That was the plan. I brought different pencils with me: a very soft 8B, a soft 4B, another soft 2B and a harder HB. After 30 minutes sitting on a bench, I finished the sketch you […]
Some people just look cozy.
Waiting rooms are places where one can let the imagination loose.