Tag Archives: abstract

And Around Again

While we are under the Coronavirus stay-at-home order, I have been making small experimental paintings. I began this one by making random marks with gray ink and wax medium on slick Bristol paper. I added the color with gouache and … Continue reading

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Companions

Happy New Year! We continue to stay home under Southern California‚Äôs stay at home order. I miss getting out to paint but am staying busy doing small intuitive sketches in my notebook. This one is modeled on the work of … Continue reading

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An OwlCat with a Rose

Continuing along with my class, I am amused at the images that can emerge from putting down random marks and paint. In this case, after I finished the first steps of putting down some lines and color, an OwlCat was … Continue reading

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Violet and Yellow

Since I am pretty much a plein air painter, but painting outside in Southern California is not OK for a few weeks, I am taking a class from an abstract artist, Kathleen Scoggin. The focus is on the elements and … Continue reading

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Five Sunflowers

I wanted to make this a little abstract by emphasizing the geometric shapes of the water in the vase and the windows in the back right. I wonder if I should try placing the vase so that it is a … Continue reading

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Abstract of German Sheep in a Field

Before we move on in the morning, I had to walk out to the fields along the edge of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and sketch the sheep one last time.

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Hold That Hat!

I spent some time today looking through old sketchbooks. This was an unfinished sketch. Today I added gouache color and made it more abstract.

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