… Mixed media on paper.
Working with a limited palette – testing what colours can become. Shapes & lines … … left to the whim – .
Things to Think Think in ways you’ve never thought beforeIf the phone rings, think of it as carrying a messageLarger than anything you’ve ever heard,Vaster than a hundred lines of Yeats. Think that someone may bring a bear to your door,Maybe wounded and deranged: or think that a mooseHas risen out of the lake, and…
Working with limitations: 2 reds (pyrrole red + quinacridone) 1 yellow (hansa yellow light) 2 minutes (or maybe 5 …)
my week in painting – visual brief Playing with marks & colour; acrylic paint on gessoed paper
“The purpose of art is the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity.” — Glenn Gould
«There is nothing more to tell. The house was empty. The company had cut off the light. They have offered to let me have it back. But I told them they could keep it.» —Samuel Beckett: Molloy
Don’t wait to be hunted to hide, that’s always been my motto. –SAMUEL BECKETT, Molloy
My recent shift from drawing to painting has not only led to a shift in form, but also, as it turns out, a shift in content. When painting, my focus is no longer on the observed outer world, as it is when I am doing urban sketching, croquis or floral studies. When painting my focus…