“The great benefit of computer sequencers is that they remove the issue of skill, and replace it with the issue of judgement.”
Notes and general cognitive ramblings from a recent meeting.
Jackson Pollock on accident and intention: “Its not accident if you respond”. Continue reading
Observation and reflection:
One cannot over emphasise the importance of reflection upon creative practice. Like any muscle or skill, its important we take time to practice our skills of critical analysis and reflection, observation, and evaluation. Continue reading
“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”
The painting surface is a much more sparsely populated space with a more disciplined application of pigment. The tar-like black enamel paint (often applied using a turkey baster) pools onto, and bleeds into the un-primed canvas creating rich variations in texture and mark. Pollock’s wife, and fellow abstract painter Lee Krasner described these pieces as ‘painting with the immediacy of drawing… a new category’, a fitting analogy that closely captures the paintings direct and transient nature.
Painting with the immediacy of drawing: 15th March 2016
Painting with the immediacy of drawing:
There are some interesting elements arising from the continuous exploration and development of the ‘synthesis studies’:
“Learning makes our brains grow…”