Out of the chaos emerge tiny pieces of tonalism... Nothing is wasted...these little studies have been taken from a larger piece which didn't make the grade. When I do this exercise of finding compositions within a work, and sometimes manipulating the contrast and highlights, I find momentum for further work. It's fun and I have... Continue Reading →
Spent a wonderful afternoon listening to a brilliant band play gypsy jazz. The log fire blazed whilst outside the wind and rain was incessant. This visual diary study was a direct response to the environment and the music.
A great first day...using a still life image we abstracted a section, enlarged this, and working in charcoal created some great imagery and lots of black fingers! Looking forward to playing with ink next week! 😃