Monday, November 24, 2008
Well, I didn't realize how much work I had produced this Fall until I lined up all my recent paintings in the hallway of ArtSpace - 10 paintings! Three ocean/sky, two trees, and four wave paintings. I am trying to paint a large body of work encompassing earth, sky and water. When I started on the most recent wave paintings I kept painting on the realistic side and that is not what I had set out to do. I realize now that I had to study the mechanics and force of a wave in an observational way before I could ever "catch" (no pun intended!!) the wave in an abstract manner. What began as frustrating is now beginning to become fun. I'll leave it at that...check back later to get a peak at one of these new paintings!
Posted by: Whitney Alexanderson Heavey