This is a study of a task that is common to these man: wrangling massive ropes in the service of moving huge slabs of marble.
Your thoughts are focused, but the activity is not all-consuming mentally. It is not a heavy cognitively challenge. For me, it’s relaxing…There are no rules. You can do a color chart however you want.
What are you trying to communicate? Where should the viewer to focus? What makes the image pop?
John Singer Sargent sawed his brush off, too. I presume it was for the reason I cited: sometimes you need to saw off a brush to fit in your pocket.
It was critical observation that allowed Sir Isaac Newton to define gravity after watching an apple fall to the earth from a tree.
The whole process of canning plums for preserves is rich with intriguing colors, fragrances, sounds, and tastes. Sounds like art to me—so perfect for a special place on my art blog.
I was told that there is no doodling after second grade. That made me sad. To doodle is to dream. It’s the dreamers who are the creators.
I dream of watercolor paint swirling together while, as the observer, I watch and contemplate what color is being created.
It was almost a “hair-stand-on-end” moment …the boisterous crowd, talking and jostling, and then the passion of the French peasants, laborers, and countrymen captivated by the animated storytelling of the narrator.