Marimekko... colour, pattern, fabric, textiles, printed, clothes - joy!
A demonstration of drawing a landscape with coloured pencils, from a photograph. Tutor is Nina Weiss.
I've already posted an article on Sheila Hicks earlier in 2017, but I just came across fresh evidence of her adventurous colour palette and soft touchy-feely art. There's a playful inviting fun in her Venice Biennale giant pompoms - see this 3 minute video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yk5bxjzLGw and her simple but gorgeous wall piece in a formal …
I met Lou Davis this week, an interesting artist, combining printmaking and spirituality indoors, walking and meditation outdoors. I enjoyed this Youtube video she made, showing how she meditates while creating with colour. It looks very doable and I love watching the process, especially her vibrant choices of colour. Inspiring, especially on a rainy Sunday. …
Fits snugly into my blog category for "Thing of Beauty". That colour palette is almost edible. https://vimeo.com/102185256
Professional photographer Iain Sarjeant takes wonderful photos of a range of life in the Highlands of Scotland: trees, winter abstracts, land and light, colour and form, a sense of time, human places... worth popping over to his website for a look. You may just find yourself buying a photo directly.... http://www.iainsarjeant.com/
Look and be inspired. Colourful, imaginative, innovative, daring and my dear, the patterns! Somehow, the video has chosen a bland photo - but trust me, click on the play button and a world of wonder will be shown to you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzd9BEuKdh0 (I want a cushion like that one on his settee)
In the same day, I came across some lessons on art from the famous Paul Klee - at the same time and place as a glorious coloured painting from Paul McKee, "Headland": http://cheltenhamgroupartists.org/gallery_663629.html Paul McKee is an art teacher as well as freelance artist - and his blog pointed out some free lessons on …
The coral building on the bottom of the sea floor - shown in a different time frame from ours - brilliant colours. https://vimeo.com/88829079
There are many videos made from moving colours of paint, water, gels, oils, flowing around together. I particularly like the colour palette of this one. https://vimeo.com/127468772