Friday, January 23, 2009

Art Journal-Day 23~~in the style of favorite artist

True life is lived when tiny changes occur.
It was very difficult to choose one artist. I enjoy different artists' work for different reasons. Monet's painting of Notre Dame painted at various times of day affect the light. Degas pastels of ballerinas, Klee, Klimt, Turner, DuChamp....on & on. How to choose just one? I really enjoy the work of Jean Miro. Abstract "calligraphy"....very fun and funky.
This piece started on heavy black paper, calligraphy written with an automatic pen--using sumi ink. Once the ink dried, soft pastels were smudged around the "letters". The quote was written with a jelly roll glaze (clear) pen.

1 comment:

jgr said...

Hi Chris,
I love the colors on this one and the way you've blended them.