Elevating the Mundane 18: Session 2

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It’s at this point during a painting when it beings to reveal itself. I pick a spot on the subject and begin to render slowly out from it. At this point I can tell if the painting is working or not and if I should continue.

I think it’s working well and I will continue it. I have a business trip starting tomorrow so I will have to finish this one tonight. Continue reading

Elevating the Mundane 14: Session 1

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I have discovered a great difficulty with these paintings, and maybe all works where the artists limits him/her self down to just a few variables. I have removed all color and distance while focusing directly on just one singular item. All I am left with is composition, rendering and surface. Of course rendering and surface both hold many nuances but I believe most can agree that this latest series of paintings are very limited.

When limiting variables, the remaining become extremely important. The slightest error in either, resounds like a warning bell. And composition / shape resounds loudest of all.
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