Monthly Archives: January 2021
For an introduction to this series see: https://lagill6.wordpress.com/?p=17406&preview=true
The veins in the leaves of a canna plant form long smooth curves reminiscent of the contours of downland scenery. In this series the veins have provided both a starting point and a as a common theme. but varied palettes have been used to create a range of interpretations
This seaweed ‘picture’ (‘The White Knight’) is exactly as observed at low tide – nothing added an d nothing taken away (except the sand!) The colours have been changed to highlight the contrast. Other titles/interpretations are obviously possible.
A visual image, whether picture or graphic design, needs ‘breathing space’ in order to communicate fully with the viewer. It needs to be exhibited as created by the artist. Reproductions (eg. in books or online) can, at best, provide a useful introduction.
The purpose of this series is to convey something of the intended size of the artworks. The images used are from previous posts on this site. Most are abstracts influenced by post abstract expressionism artists.
Attention should focus on a feeling response rather than a rational analysis.
This seaweed ‘portrait’ (‘The Mystic’) is exactly as observed at low tide – nothing added and nothing taken away (except the sand!)
‘To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being cab fight and never stop fighting’., *(e,e,cummings)