This weeks post is short and sweet, with a glimpse of the work that’s been coming for the last month and a sneak preview of what’s being worked up on the easel at the moment.
Arts| Crafts | Hobbies
I couldn’t resist picking up my brushes to see what I could do with it. For those of you who are interested, this piece is acrylic on untempered masonite.
This week’s news from the studio is that I have a couple of paintings on the go at the moment, as well as several ideas floating around in my head of course.
I was unemployed and on my way to a job interview. We hadn’t gone more than a few blocks when the long arm of the law appeared behind me, flashing red lights.
As an art professor, my job included exposing students to various art techniques so they could choose the one best suited to what they wished to express.
As Aristotle explains: The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
One of the great things about travelling and the development of your creativity is that it offers you a different perspective and not just the obvious things like, culture, scenery and customs.
While prowling through my files, I came across a few more pen & ink caricatures. This time I thought it might be fun to have you guess who these folks are.
I’d always enjoyed creating pen & ink drawings and seemed to have a knack for arranging lines in pleasing patterns to suggest a rich tonality.
..can take many an unexpected turn. Sometimes the signs are there well in advance, however we have not learnt to read them.