Archive | December, 2013
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Color Garden (Abstract)

30 Dec

colorgarden.edd.12.29.2013

 

Really enjoyed working with this pattern and playing with color.

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Tunnel (Abstract)

28 Dec

tunnel.edd.12.28.2013

I like the way this painting draws my eye into the field of vision.  It just has a funky feel.  Its been enjoyable playing with shapes and a different process artistically.  Shapes can do amazing things if we’re willing to play with them and think differently about them.

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Rondelles (Abstract)

27 Dec

rondelles.edd.12.26.2013

This one came together in my thoughts and then I sketched it out.  Wasn’t sure what to do with it and then the idea of a series of colors that became a noticeable pattern came to mind.  I love these cute little round guys.  Not sure why, I just find them appealing.  I think they look like the little balls on an abacus.  My girlfriend, to whom I owe the name of the painting, says they remind her of Fruit Loops (super sugary Kellogg’s breakfast cereal here in the U.S.).  I forgot all about Fruit Loops.  Loved them as a kid.  Especially loved how they turned my bowl of milk into a sugary nectar!  Hope everyone’s holidays have been wonderful!  Create all the way into the New Year and beyond!

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Multiply (Abstract)

24 Dec

multiply.edd.12.23.2013

 

I started with the series of squares in the center and the sketch sort of just started fractalling its way out to the edges.  Then I painted in the background.  It has a somewhat ethereal quality but I’m pleased with what emerged.

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Twisted (Abstract)

24 Dec

twisted.edd.12.22.2013

 

A twisted tangle of green cord.

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Stream (Abstract)

20 Dec

stream.edd.12.19.2013

 

I really like the flow that this one seems to have.

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Linked (Abstract)

19 Dec

linked.edd.12.18.2013

 

By themselves the rings aren’t all that impressive.  But when color is added its kinda magical what happens!  I imposed the same rule only adding color in the areas that didn’t overlap with other rings.

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Boxes (Abstract)

18 Dec

boxes.edd.12.17.2013

 

Started sketching this one and liked how the shapes were interacting.  Then I decided I would only paint the areas that didn’t overlap with other shapes.  This is the end result.

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Untitled Design (Abstract)

15 Dec

abstractdesign.edd.12.15.2013

 

A fun design piece I sketched last week and added watercolors to yesterday.  The colors have a warm, happy feel!

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Welcome the Day

12 Dec

seatedprayerpose.edd.12.10.2013

 

My lovely girlfriend practices yoga.  This piece captures her getting into a seated prayer pose as she starts the day.  She is a lovely subject to paint.  Her physique is delightful and her soul very attractive.  I love seeing her rise to greet the day through the discipline of yoga.

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