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Hand Drawn Lines
Using the template that was given to us, I tried to draw out lines according to the 6 different emotions.
Hand Crafted Line and Artist Reference
Since my previous attempt to emulate Mondrian’s work was not successful, I tried to re-create his work: “Composition in Red, Blue, and Yellow”
Using vertical and horizontal intersecting lines, I came up with this:
==> attempt to recreate Mondrian’s composition
However, I forgot that this project was limited to black and white only and so, I changed the Read more →
start of the mark-making
Mark Making Tools and Artist Reference- Using Palette Knife and Paintbrush
Besides using found objects, I decided to make use of the palette knife to create textures on my prints.
The palette knife has a smooth straight wide base to create the textures above. These angular and harsh pattern required more action, and this links with themes of anger.
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Andy Warhol- Rorschach
I was very fascinated with this. The ink blot test has been around since the 1920s when Swiss Psychologist Hermann Rorschach came up with this. I found it interesting how Andy Warhol adapted it and made it into art pieces because to be frank, they are beautiful. There is always something quite unsettling whenever I see a rorschach Read more →
Mark Making Tools and Artist Reference – Using Found Objects
My first mark making tool is a leaf. I have always been intrigued with leaves due to the different forms that it comes with and the textures of the veins can be interesting too. ==> Leaf
Secondly, I used loose thread as my mark making tool. I was inspired by Jackson Pollock’s Read more →
CHINESE INK & A BRUSH
After our second class I researched on mark making and found some quite interesting styles and ideas.
I took out my Chinese ink and a brunch of dried and old brushes and started painting on my paper.
I didn’t have a clear idea of the finished product. I just painted different angles, styles Read more →
She has a very interesting monoprint style that I really like. She uses old boxes, opens them and monoprints them. The monoprints she creates reminds me of buildings or machines.
I followed her style and started playing with the ink I use (Chinese ink or acrylic paint), the amount of paint I use and the area Read more →