Today is the birthday of British Romantic Landscape, seascape, watercolourist and printmaker Joseph Mallord William Turner(b. London 1775 – 1851). Turner understood the elements, for example when in 1834 parliament caught fire, Turner witnessed it. He also sketched shipwrecks, storms and other natural phenomena like fog, rain, storms and above all the light and strove to capture it . He was fascinated by the wayContinue reading “Happy Birthday J M W Turner – Grand Master of the Elements – not all at Sea”
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Altered art book: page 20 continued
Method used for this page was watercolour, then ink was inscribed (ok, then scribbled…) I actually used a rubber stamp on this page, a leaf one. I used some handmade paper, torn at the bottom of the page. Ribbon was used and some plastic shapes embellished. I love the colours used on this page.
Transcription ‘Snow White and her Stepmother’ by Paula Rego continued Pages 14
Continuing my Transcription ‘Snow White and her Stepmother by Paula Rego: Page 14 More experiments with tone. (p.14) I drew this image over and over again until I really knew my way around it! This is one of the early acquaintances….. (p.15) I then cut and re arranged the image, then extracted a sectionContinue reading “Transcription ‘Snow White and her Stepmother’ by Paula Rego continued Pages 14”
Altered art book: page 11 Walk a life in my shoes
The words I picked out were; – ‘They walked through their childhood’ The idea of walking through childhood is of course associated with memories: nostalgia for what has been. My immediate thought was childhood toys, until the shoes hit me that is. How many pairs of shoes do we go through in life I wonder? Continue reading “Altered art book: page 11 Walk a life in my shoes”