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Monthly Archives: January 2012
Drawn on android phone using the free app Fresco Lite.
Sample using bleeding and folding on georgette silk/polyester fabric. The folded lines enhance the diaganal composition.
Len Tabner is of interest because he lives and works in the east coast of Yorkshire and is concerned with capturing the atmosphere and weather conditions at different times of day and night. Click on the image to find out … Continue reading
Two new pieces painted with procion dyes on large scale watercolour paper.
<a href=” “Bridlington Dawn” David Hockney lives in Bridlington on the coast about an hour from Hull. He has been focusing on painting the countryside around the Yorkshire Wolds on location and on a large scale. I saw this video of how … Continue reading
Wishing to catch the sunrise I drove to Stone Creek, which is the point on the north bank of the Humber nearest to Immingham on the south. It is very remote and I treasure the isolation.
Using dyes as watercolours for large scale work.
http://www.janettekerr.co.uk/ I love the work of this artist, Janette Kerr, found whilst searching meteorological drawings. She is interested in being an active participant in the landscape, particularly during wild weather and even at night. This is very inspiring and relates … Continue reading
“Looking, touching, material, place and form are all inseparable from the resulting work. It is difficult to say where one stops and another begins. The energy and space around a material are as important as the energy and space within. … Continue reading
Click on the image to link to an excellent article by Judy Dominic in The Turkey Red Journal describing the process.
http://www.handmadeology.com/fabric-painting-tutorial-sun-printing/ Informative website with clear instructions.
Large Bright Blue, from the group, Eight Color Etchings, 1980 – The AMICA Library. Abstraction to represent landscape using goemetric format. The balance and proportions of the composition are very satisfying.