I went to see an exhibition by Barbara von Seida at the Carlton Gallery (part of The Arts Junction) in Katikati yesterday. As soon as I walked in, I said, “these are my kind of paintings”—heavily abstracted landscapes with beautiful colour and atmosphere. The only thing I didn’t like was that many of the paintingsContinue reading “Barbara von Seida’s “Follow Me” exhibition”
I was inspired by Katie Turner’s post on studying the masters to do another copy. I found this painting in the book Mystical Landscapes: From Vincent van Gogh to Emily Carr. Looking at the reproduction on WikiArt, there’s a much greater shift from cool to warm in the colour (from right to left) compared toContinue reading “Copy of Ferdinand Hodler’s Lake Geneva with Mont Blanc in the morning light”
On the subject of underpainting, I watched this the other day. I knew it wasn’t good to mix too much water with acrylic, and that you could use a medium instead, but I didn’t know about airbrush medium. I’ll have to try it.
This is a bit of a mess, but it was fun playing and pushing paint around. First time I’ve used board too. Bit of faffing around with gessoing it beforehand.