Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Start

11 x 17
BFK Rives, charcoal
acrylic pastel ground

12 comments:

Casey Klahn said...

You have my close attention with your new directions. Way to go!

SamArtDog said...

This is too weird. Due to my bandaged finger, I'm not allowed to pastel for a couple of days, so today I prepped a piece of sandstone-colored Richeson with a black acrylic wash. Doesn't look exactly like your start, but it's definitely a cousin.

SamArtDog said...

P.S. I'll photograph my start, but then I'm not going to look at what you do until I'm finished.

Jan Yates, SCA, Canada said...

okay you have really done it this time!!!!!!
this is absolutely brilliant/sublime/amazing WOW!!!!!!!every mark is ..just..WOW!
* i have been so blocked lately-viewing this has sparked some artcitement!

Ralph said...

This is so different from your normal I like it very much . It is so full of the kind of emotion I strive and fail to capture in my work.

Katherine van Schoonhoven said...

Hi Casey -- the more I learn about art, the more I discover I don't yet know about art.

Katherine van Schoonhoven said...

Sam -- that IS weird! It will be interesting to see if these cousins look like one another when they are done, too. Sorry about your injury -- did you get stitches, too?

Katherine van Schoonhoven said...

Jan -- sparks lead to flames. Hope you're burning into your next idea! Glad to help with the beginning of it, too. I'll be watching to see what comes next.

SamArtDog said...

Between Jan and me, it sounds like you've started some trouble. But, haha, let's blame Casey!

Only patience heals punctures.

Katherine van Schoonhoven said...

Sam -- starting trouble ... I like that! We can blame Casey for the simple abstracted value composition and Dawn Emerson for the acrylic pastel ground over charcoal on BFK process. Or we could take credit ourselves and see where it goes. I'm excited!

Punctures are painful. But they do heal. Patience is a virtue, they say, but I say that it's overrated.

Suzanne said...

What a new adventure! I see the Casey influence and also that of Dawn from watching her YouTube demo that was one of your links.
Nobody will ever say Katherine's paintings are boring. A new discovery around each corner.

Carrie H. said...

I like this - waiting to see next steps!