Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. Close Up-So you can detect the textures at workA friend has the above quote on her phone. It is by Ralph Waldo Emerson. It gives away the meaning of my abstract today, but, If I had to title this one I would call it Visceral.
Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.” Chopin
Abstract of a Sun Setting on a Street.
Creating came from emotions and instincts tonight. In order to create from this place, I have to be able to let go of all the external "stuff". Music plays a big role in my painting time. As I begin to shed the day, and focus I am able to find my "happy place" and let … Continue reading Day 39: ….Curves: are the loveliest distance between to points!
Night-- to go with Day (art from day 36).That orbed maiden, with white fire laden, Whom mortals call the moon. ~Shelley, The CloudBoth Pieces Together Happy Wednesday,Valerie
"From My Window-Fall & Rain" -8 x 10 Oil On Canvas $100Its raining buckets here in my corner of the Virginia this evening. As I watched the rain smearing the views outside, I just felt a strong compulsion to do the piece I did tonight. (Sorry, S. I will get to Night tomorrow) I want … Continue reading Day 37:…….. I Do Believe In Art for Arts Sake.
A friend asked me to do a day and night piece of art. She has been one of my faithful cheerleaders so......S. today and tomorrow are for you. Enjoy V. Mirth is short and transient, cheerfulness fixed and permanent. Mirth is like a flash of lightning that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for … Continue reading Day 36: Be Of Good Cheer!!
The more horrifying this world becomes, the more art becomes abstract.”Ellen Key quote Best to you on this day,Valerie
As a viewer of abstract paintings, ask yourself the following questions: Am I trying to figure out what it looks like or represents rather than allowing something to emerge from what I see in front of me? What are the elements, colors, and textures of the painting? How do these interact with each other? What … Continue reading Day 34: For light I go directly to the Source, not to any of the Reflections.