Continuing on the “In the Studio” series, the focus has moved to de Kooning.
The initial video is about de Kooning’s style and approach. Here the artist is an “Action Painter” with major gestural marks on a large format and working with the “physicality of the medium”. This is explained in the videos as using the liquid and viscous properties of different paints and paint blends to get effects. Continue reading “In the Studio: Willem de Kooning”
Morandi was one of the artists that my tutor suggested I should consider in more detail. He painted Still Life and Landscape pictures and tended to do so with relatively little detail. This article provides an initial introduction, but it seems there is more to consider. I was, therefore, very interested to find the following lecture on iTunes: Continue reading “Deeper thoughts on Morandi”
I has taken a while, but I’ve made it to the end of Kandinsky’s Concerning the spiritual in Art, mentioned in my previous post. I’d (more or less) made it through his writing on the general aesthetic at the end of the last post. I’ll pick up Part II (About Painting) now. Continue reading “Kandinsky (Continued)”
So what is this one all about? Clearly the first, and most important, point is to demonstrate drawing in perspective for a complex scene. This means creating a “believable sense of structure and form” (from the brief) using perspective as the tool. Continue reading “Project 3.1: Brief and Research”
Reading through my feedback there was one bit I didn’t understand, so I wrote to my tutor:
Having been though the feedback, could you provide me with an indication of what you mean by:
“Colour and Tone– …Are you thinking about dynamics and phrasing in your work?”
I’ve not come across this terminology before.
Continue reading “Assignment 1 feedback follow-up”