By Thom Wright Mar 2022 In February I began a new series of small, abstract paintings that begin with a black and white image of a section of one of the moons of our solar system. These photos were taken by NASA in the 1990s when they began explorations of the outer planets of ourContinue reading “On Abstract Painting with Moon Maps”
My approach to abstract oil painting
On my process of abstract painting
Finding balance with art
By Thom Wright Jan 2021 This past fall I returned to making monotypes, which are one-of-kind color prints made on my large press. In three earlier posts, I presented my earlier works and described how they are accomplished, especially requiring a clear and fully developed design before beginning. In this post I’ll focus on myContinue reading “On Monotypes About Forest Fires”
Adding conceptual meaning to abstract painting
What gives a painting oxygen.
A little color theory with examples to explore.
To introduce myself to viewers as an “abstract expressionist” painter, the goal of this post is to walk through a number of stages of development of a selected painting in order to present my painting process and some of my thinking and decision making at each stage. This series consists of acrylic and ink onContinue reading “Analysis of Making a Painting”
Contemporary art about climate change