... kiss my Contemporary Ars (this, too, shall pass)



Painting. Click for bigger size.
"Sunrise", 2011. Acrylics on paper, 58x84cm.

Painted with sponge, using 4 layers of masking tape. No tequila added.

2011.10.11 00:02 in Painting

Ant and ghosts: Lino prints

Some prints from recent linoleum cuts: These were done as a technical exercise, so the ghost scene and the ant were done mostly for the process, not for the final result. However, both turned out interesting, I think. Here are some pictures:

Linoleum print. Click for bigger size. Linoleum print. Click for bigger size.
Linoleum test prints. Click for bigger size.

More, and larger, pictures below

2011.09.19 00:24 in Graphics

Painting process (wip)

Updated 2011.09.17, 2011.09.23, and 2011.10.02: Now 8 photos.

Here is a series of photos of a painting, taken while I'm working on it. After each session I have taken a photo to document the process and to capture ideas for later work.

4 hrs. Click for bigger size. 26 hrs. Click for bigger size.
From this... to that. In 26 hours (untitled, wip)

Technical info: Acrylics on masonite, 50x40 cm. Brush, plastic fork, sponge, and pencil. The painting is done entirely freehand, ie. without drawing a sketch first.

2011.09.12 03:55 in Painting

3 x 15 minutes

A Music Trilogy: Three very different paintings, done in 45 minutes total. Each piece was inspired by a different type of music that played non-stop for 15 minutes while it was painted.

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3x15 minutes. 2011.Acrylics and oil crayons on coated paper. Various sizes.

2011.09.08 04:54 in Painting

Green Light

Painting: Theme "Green":

"Green Light". Acrylics on masonite. 75x60 cm. 2011.

Most -- if not all -- of the painting was painted with a sponge.

2011.09.04 03:17 in Painting