Working with black and white in printmaking
Hands on representational painting and repainting
What gives a painting oxygen.
A little color theory with examples to explore.
Making more small mixed media paintings on paper
“Work on Paper #1″, 9″ x 9”, Mixed media on paper, 2007 – 2020
Back in 2002 I was taking an advanced printmaking class at CSULB. There was a different method/technique to learn every one or two weeks. Students were expected to define their own approach and theme for each of them. For the silk-screen printmaking assignment, I chose to do a rather simple mask-and-template cutouts approach first. TheContinue reading “On Experimental Silk Screen Printmaking”
By Thom Wright 2020 A Western art tradition for over 500 years, representational figure painting continues to be taught and practiced today. In my art education I spent about ten years taking classes to draw and paint the figure. After doing undergrad required art courses part time for four years at Cal State U LongContinue reading “On Representational Figurative Painting”
By Thom Wright 2020 One of the many paths towards abstract painting begins with watercolor and paper collage. In my first twenty years as a landscape watercolor painter, I had read about many other painters working this way, and I experimented with it as well. The salient requirement here is to make the added piecesContinue reading “On Mixed Media Collage Painting”