Exhibition visit – ‘Andanzas surrealistas’, Dalí & Granell

Andanzas surrealistas (Spanish, surrealist wanderings) is an exhibition being held from September to January in a local art museum. It is described as a conversation between Spanish surrealist artists Salvador Dalí (1904 ­– 1989) and Eugenio Fernández Granell (1912-2001). It includes … Continue reading Exhibition visit – ‘Andanzas surrealistas’, Dalí & Granell

Artist research – Cezanne

Research and visual reference for P2, P2 (Still Life), Exercise 3 Paul Cezanne’s Still Life with Blue Pot and Ginger Jar and Fruit on a Table description of texture use of texture and brush strokes to build form and solidity description of light and shadow white space to suggest light, blue to suggest strongest shadows sense of space (background, table, wall) drawing in graphite still visible beneath watercolour layers   Continue reading Artist research – Cezanne

Part 1, Project 2 (Basic shapes and fundamental form) – Research point

dark atmosphere strong contrast: light and shadow, form monochromatic texture movement, direction of line structure nature The two things that stand out for me the most in this drawing are its sharp contrast and description of nature. Redon has used lines and marks to describe texture in a very believable manner. The lines follow the direction of the trees, giving the drawing a certain movement or fluidity. When I squint I can clearly see the simplified blocks of light and shadow, as well as the direction of the light. Over this are smaller marks that continue to describe things in … Continue reading Part 1, Project 2 (Basic shapes and fundamental form) – Research point