Category Archives: Art

Size matters: impact is important (7)

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.

2 Comments

Filed under Art, harmony, Pattern, photography, rhythm, Uncategorized

From the beach at low tide (2)

4 Comments

March 28, 2021 · 7:00 am

Camera Sketch (36)

2 Comments

March 26, 2021 · 7:00 am

One man and his dog

This seaweed ‘picture’ (‘One man and his dog’) 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.

Leave a comment

Filed under Abstract photos, Art, Colour, Minimalist, Pattern, photography, rhythm, shapes

Size matters: impact is important (6)

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 Imagine walking into the room for the first time.

Leave a comment

Filed under Abstract photos, Art, Colour, Minimalist, Pattern, photography, rhythm, shapes

Camera Sketch (36)

5 Comments

March 14, 2021 · 7:00 am

From the beach at low tide

2 Comments

March 12, 2021 · 7:00 am

Untitled (7)

Leave a comment

March 8, 2021 · 7:00 am

Camera painting: ‘The past revealed’

This image is derived from a photograph of part of the Boscawen Stone Circle in Cornwall.  It seems incredible to think that these stones were paced in situ in Neolithic times  –  that is, between two and four thousand years BCE.

4 Comments

Filed under Art, grasses, landscape, Nature, Pattern, photography, shapes, Uncategorized

Yoga ‘inspired’ Abstract

2 Comments

March 4, 2021 · 7:00 am

Size matters: impact is important (5)

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. In this case the abstract under discussion is titled ‘The Red City’

Leave a comment

Filed under Abstract photos, Art, Colour, harmony, Minimalist, photography, shapes, Uncategorized

Camera Sketch (35)

3 Comments

February 28, 2021 · 7:00 am

Camera painting: Snowscap

Leave a comment

February 22, 2021 · 7:00 am

At the water’s edge (7)

This seaweed ‘portrait’ (‘The pilgrim at prayer’) is exactly as observed at low tide – nothing added and nothing taken away (except the sand!)

Leave a comment

Filed under Abstract photos, Art, Imaginings, Minimalist, Pattern, photography, rhythm, shapes, Shore, Uncategorized

Untitled (5)

Leave a comment

January 21, 2021 · 7:52 am

Siza matters: impact is important

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. 

2 Comments

Filed under Art, Colour, harmony, Pattern, photography, Uncategorized

At the water’s edge (5)

This seaweed ‘portrait’ (‘The Mystic’) is exactly as observed at low tide – nothing added and nothing taken away (except the sand!)

4 Comments

Filed under Abstract photos, Art, Minimalist, Nature, Pattern, photography, rhythm, shapes, Shore, Uncategorized

Canna Variations (4)

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

Canna Landscape 6

Canna Landscape 7

4 Comments

Filed under Art, Colour, harmony, Nature, Pattern, photography, rhythm, Sayings, shapes, Uncategorized

Camera painting: Meditation

Leave a comment

December 28, 2020 · 7:00 am

Camera Sketch (33)

‘Minoan’ Pots

2 Comments

Filed under Art, harmony, Minimalist, Pattern, photography, rhythm, shapes, Texture, Uncategorized