Adding conceptual meaning to abstract painting
What gives a painting oxygen.
By Thom Wright June 25, 2020 So much has been written about drawing – as an art form in itself, as an art practice to improve painting, and as a way to stimulate artistic creativity. In experimental drawing even these aspects are limiting, where it can become a mixture and hybrid incorporating multiple media inContinue reading “On Experimental Drawing”
A big part of every painter’s studies involves drawing on paper, lots of it. Ideas begin as a drawing evolves and generates additions, modifications and erasures, seeing the whole and the parts. And during this stay-in time of the corona-virus, we have had plenty of time on our hands to draw. A few days ago,Continue reading “Drawing in the Age of the Corona-Virus”
I began my “Forest Warning” series in 2018, and started as usual with some small studies. At that time, a rather new painting approach was becoming “popular” on the web, called “paint pouring”. The major characteristic of this approach has to do with its completely unpredictable outcome, because of the rather free of hand pouringContinue reading “Early Forest Warning Paintings”
An important aspect in the decision of buying a painting concerns whether to frame a painting or not. For Abstract paintings, especially large paintings, the trend towards unframed work grows, even in art galleries and museums. At your home it is a personal choice, and to address this for my art, this posting addresses. ShownContinue reading “Deciding to Frame a Painting or Not”
Three years after I lost my art website to a hacking problem, I have now rebuilt it using the latest WordPress software. There is a Blog page now too, and I have upgraded the site to an e-commerce capability that offers my art work posted for sale. This Blog also serves as a forum forContinue reading “Welcome to my Art Website”