Saturday, March 31, 2007
Thursday, March 29, 2007
Sunday, March 25, 2007
Saturday, March 24, 2007
Click on the image for a larger view ( hope it works this time, since I have been having problems with this clicking-thing.))
This sketch is pen and wash on Fabriano hotpressed paper.
I love working in oil and I enjoy using it "dramatically". It is not a medium where I wish to be delicate and thoughtful and now I don't mean being disrespectful to it either by being sloppy and messy. Since oil is such a wonderful medium to push around with your brush, or knife as in this case, I enjoy going for extremes, where the endresults aren't always "pretty" or even pleasing to the eye, but where a lot of telling and emotion is conveyed to the viewer.
This was done from a series of photographs I took at a dance one evening.
oil with painting knives on canvas.
65 cm x 81 cm
Thursday, March 22, 2007
There are still more doorknobs and handles and levers and keys, but I'm done now with doorknobs being a thing of art.
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Monday, March 19, 2007
Next I thought of, was my mother's silver sugar container, I now use as a spoonholder. Since I grew up never asking :" Please pass the sugarpot/caddy/bowl", but simply: "Pass the sugar", I still don't know what it really is, and should I now maybe ask to be passed the spoonbowl?
The third find in my home was the bird bath. Although it is frequented now by the birds for bathing and our cats for drinking, it did in its newly bought years serve us humans of the house well as a fruit bowl al fresco style.
Birdbath, spoonholder, platter, bowl...it is all in the eye of the beholder.