Everydays numbers 31 and 32. Yesterday and today. The first two, from yesterday, with wax crayons, the memory of a stormy day, and a face in the night: And from today… I’m fascinated by ‘drawing’, the simple act of putting pen to paper, the simple fun of making a picture with lines. These were drawn sittingContinue reading “Storms and Lines”
Everyday number 28. Another self-portrait. Today with a small mirror. I heard Degas liked apple green backgrounds – Chantal Joffe mentioned it on a very interesting podcast. My wife says I look like a psycho! Haha! On I go! 4 weeks with a drawing a day so far, and whether there is any improvement or notContinue reading “SP with Apple Green”
Everyday number 27. Self-Portrait with Crayons (and no mirror…) I’ve been looking at portraits by Chantal Joffe, very interesting. She did a series of 365 self-portraits over a year in 2018 (see video here). I think portraits are one of the most fascinating art forms, and we always have ourselves to draw. The picture above didn’tContinue reading “Self-Portrait with Crayons”
Everyday number 26. In an attempt to draw a happy person… this pensive, inward-looking, seemingly preoccupied one arrived. Hmmm. If all art, especially portraits, are self-portraits, then I say to myself that I need to get out of this labyrinth and Wake Up! I wanted to redo this, again and again if necessary, but I tendContinue reading “Wake Up!”
Everyday number 20. The most beautiful thing I saw today was a green metal bin in Madrid’s wild Casa de Campo park surrounded, almost lifted, by yellow wildflowers.