Thursday, May 26, 2016

Linking One Art Form With Another To Spark New Ideas

The way of executing a stroke determines the shape and flow of the shape.

In painting, the way of applying the direction of the strokes, determines the look of the painting.

Coming back to calligraphy for a revisit of the fundamentals lets see how this insight can enrich the options for painting.

Let's play



contemporary calligraphy


writing flourishes in capitals

Illustrated flourishes


Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Zacher-Finet's Treatment of Marks And Colors On Canvas

Zacher-Finet demonstrates her way with the brush using acrylics on canvas and other media.










Zacher-Finet's Approach To Painting





Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The Way Of The Brush On Chinese Rice Paper

The fresh spirit that opens up the boldness for expressing personal individuality, generates imaginative permutations.

THERE IS STRANGE CONFLICT 
TAKING PLACE: 

FREEDOM OF THE INDIVIDUAL LIES IN 
MASTERING THE BASICS.

It is the fluency with the basics 
that enables the mastery
of the medium and the thinking involves
for innovative concepts 
and creative execution 
of fine individualistic works.


Here is one traditional way that leads to personal invention:






















Chinese rice paper and brush



composition in chinese painting


demonstration of  fu baushi style of painting



Monday, May 23, 2016

CONTEMPORARY CALLIGRAPHY: From Page To Wall

Calligraphy is joyful experience of the moving mark.

Also a delight to examine the executed expressions.

























Calligraphic works


Celebrating writing beyond the page