Art is more than Technique and Design
Studying the light through the trees in Working in a Series ©2011 Lena Ohlen Ink on Canvas Technique and Design As I’m developing the content for my new online workshop Abstraction I am continually asking myself what I want my […]
(KG) Creating in the style of Brice Marden
Students learned about the work of Brice Marden by looking at and discussing the meaning of gestural abstraction in his art. Brice Marden traveled in Thailand in the 1980s, where he became interested in Far Eastern calligraphy and the art of the brush stroke. Brice Marden Students used four different color pencils to create the overlapping lines in their work. Students learned how to use overlapping in their artwork to show that something is in front or behind another object. Brice Marden at…
Line Drawing 1: This is a great example of showing weight in line drawing. Although it's just line after line, there are sort of shadows produced in parts of the drawing created by the space between parts of the lines.
A Drawing Machine that Records the Chaos of Pinball
From the pendulum-based drawing machine by Eske Rex to the art of Tim Knowles who attaches writing implements to trees, I love when the seemingly random lines of chaos (or maybe just physics) are rendered visible using ink or pencil. This latest project titled STYN by Netherlands-based graduate stud