I heard that immersive experiences are all the rage in various art galleries around the world. Here in the UK, galleries aren’t open for a few weeks yet, so immersive experiences have to come from elsewhere. Some fine weather again today encouraged me to go out and about and I sat for a while atContinue reading “Colour Fields”
What happens if you take not-quite complementary colour pens, hold them a finger apart and at the same time, and draw anything!? Something a bit 3D ! The third picture here, of the pepper grinder, was drawn with complementary colours and doesn’t have quite the same effect. Fun though! Although the effect was accidental whenContinue reading “On the double”
Free drawing, with watercolour pencils, ink and collage.
Aren’t Christmas cards great! Not only do you get lovely messages from friends, but you get some beautiful art too! This card depicting a scene from a print by Utagawa Hiroshige caught my eye. It is a section of a larger work in which two woman stand either side of this scene, looking beyond theirContinue reading “Christmas snow”
I loved doing this monochrome painting, copied from a cotton scarf I have. I drew the pattern first then used ultramarine watercolour, with a fine brush. And all the while I listened to Native American flute music! Very calming:). Happy drawing:)
The food was great, and the colours danced before my eyes! This is a great example of Hans Hofmann’s push and pull colour theory.