Tag: abstract art
The garden bed
An abstract watercolor painting combining a few different images from the past summer.
I recently got out to explore a new park, the Chatelherault Country Park, in Hamilton, Scotland, and it was a great experience. I took inspiration from that to paint this memory of the river Avon that runs through the park. As usual, I started this with a line drawing using pencile and pen: Then, I…
I don’t know where we are going but I know exactly how to get there might be the motto of the great tracker. “Track. Track. Track,” Ren has said to me at other times.I understood him to mean find the first track, then the next first track, then the one after that. He does not…
Father to son
“The father washes onto the son. He lives inside you as an aspiration, a disappointment, or a fear. Afraid you will never be like him or afraid you will be; he is there in the bones of your emotions. In the voices in your head. In your expectations of yourself. In the shadows of your…
This was a design I was thinking about for a few days while I was writing this little bit on talent and what that means to me. It was done using my kids Lyra Groove Triple crayons which are water soluble and have a really rich pastel-like character. Nice to work with some media that…