Painting study of rodin’s sculpture age of bronze, focusing on light and shadow.
Another out of class exercise for life painting exploring the use of complimentary colors.
These last couple weeks have been busy for me, editioning prints, painting, drawing and sculpting for finals. I also caught another cold, which does not help my productivity. For cast drawing our final out of class project involves a self portrait painting using a limited palatte of earth orange, earth blue and titanium or lead white.
Painting is certainly not my strongest point, but I have a good time experimenting with it. Of special interest is application of paint, and I admit I am very fond of painting with palatte knives when allowed.
Not very far along yet, so we’ll see!
Study of a bust of Lafayette in the PAFA cast hall. 18 x 24 white charcoal on black paper. He’s also up for sale to support my art school bills, and you can send any inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org!
When I write a novel for nanowrimo, I like to doodle characters.
Or maybe I don’t like to so much as I just do it anyway.
Years ago I played a bit with japanese sumi ink.
I can’t remember if I mentioned or not, my decision to attend art school in Philadelphia to study fine art.
The school there was just too good, and I had to say no to studying abroad at the schools either Paris or London 😦
I guess that’s what you get when you know exactly what you want from an art school.
So ages ago I had a stack of old comics and magazines from a used bookstore that I bought for the purpose of collaging, just for fun. I guess I’ll be posting a couple older things over the next few days, mostly because I’m still in a rut.
I find it interesting to see when a collage becomes either something with a solid idea, very tangible, or absolutely abstract. It’s one of those things that I hate to plan. instead I like to chop up a bunch of stuff and just put it where it feels like it wants to go.
I am the first to admit I know nothing about painting.
It’s something I’m looking forward to doing more of once I go off to school.
Apparently I am running a little low on different colours of acrylic paint, but I guess that just makes it more interesting.
And no matter how my musical taste has evolved and improved, Black Flag still pushes all the right buttons.