Inspiration 1: CY Twombly
Focusing on abstract work, I really like CY Twombly’s ‘scribbled’ art.
I wanted to do a line for love, mainly passion. When I think about a crazy, sort of passionate form of love, I envision two lovers being hopelessly together in their own messy world. CY Twombly’s style of ‘scribbles’ really resonates with what I envision the line to Read more →
During the whole assignment, I documented my process and products and pasted them into my physical journal. The following images are pages from my journal 🙂
To have even more prints, made some mark marking tools that I found from home.
Then I felt that the prints were not satisfactory, so I decided to play with my favourite – watercolours!
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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 →