Thursday, December 9, 2010

Project 1: Art News

Acrylic on Canvas. (16" x 12")

In my first project I chose to make a painting incorporating the style of Tom Blackwell. I was inspired by his piece "Saks With Carriages". In his paintings he focuses on the moment of light on an object. He especially works with light on metallic surfaces, and how light not only changes value, but also color. I worked with the color change of light on the leaves of the plant, and I worked with the effect of light on metal in the metallic keyhole. I got the idea for my piece by the way Tom Blackwell's "Saks With Carriages" gave me a sense of a world within a different world.