George Rowlett is one of my favorite plein air painters. His Gallery has put up two videos showing the artist at work painting on the Outer Hebrides and East Kent earlier in March this year. In an older interview the artists said that he tries to paint as fast as he can. If you compare [...]
Monthly archive of December 2011
After long last I finally did a video and filmed how I do my monotype prints without using a press. I mounted my mobile phone over the glass plate and then started the film function. I interrupted the recording two times. This simple monochrome print took about an hour to make and I compressed the [...]
Over the last couple of months I have done simple ink drawings which I want to use in another book publication. Neglecting branches and foliage I recorded only the barcode patterns i.e. the distance between and the diameter of trunks in relation to each other at certain places in the woods. The images displayed here [...]
This tree drawing by Armin Mersmann made my jaws drop … really. Here is the link to the website with more amazing graphite drawings.
A friendly reader mailed me two incredible text quotes, one from Sartre and one from Vaclav Havel, which I want to post here. From Nausea by Sartre “So I was in the park just now. The roots of the chestnut tree were sunk in the ground just under my bench. I couldn’t remember it was [...]
Some time ago I joined Fine Art America as Print on Demand outlet for high quality prints. The qualities of the professional scans (full size scan with drum scanner at 300 dpi) I order each year of several selected monotype prints come to great effect on the website of Fine Art America. Their latest addition [...]