Rose Hips Abstracted

One of the first assignments in The Abstract in Nature was to select a natural object and zoom in on it to create an abstract painting using only black, white, and grays.  Prior to taking this class, I have concentrated on learning to draw realistically; this was a complete shift in thinking for me. It … More Rose Hips Abstracted

Inky Experiments

In The Abstract in Nature, our latest assignment was to take a natural process and find a way to make a work of art from it.  I decided to experiment with sumi ink on fabric and paper by dipping or dripping ink to see what effects I could get.  I got some interesting effects and … More Inky Experiments