It’s a rainy Monday morning and this gray day is clearly begging for a splash of color. Hence a deep, royal purple goes down onto the paper. But what else? A bunch of bright summer colors somehow feels a bit too gaudy on a day like this so how about some fall tones? Yeah, that’s…Read More
Brazil is beeeeautiful… but Brazilian cities are sometimes not so beautiful. Often overflowing with people, buildings and cars, packed so tight that the dirty concrete walls turn the streets turn into roasting hot pizza ovens, the urban environment has become an alchemists wonderland, providing all the raw materials necessary for creating pure gold. Amazing works…Read More
I’d like to master the rainbow, wield all of its beautiful colors at my fingertips like hypnotic laser lights going off at 3am in a bumpin’ night club. Such grandiose dreams must start somewhere, and I have started with circles, markers and vector drawings. The colors come from my PrismaColor marker collection, photo’d and eyedroppered.…Read More
The Farnsworth Munsell 100 Hue Test might be a mouthful but it’s also fun, free little tool that tests the subtlety of your color perception. If any annoying ads pop up while you’re going through the test, just click outside the box and it should go away. Apparently, I have a top color IQ, which…Read More
AN EYE FOR COLOR 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 3-24 I’m excited to be teaching a four week class on creating color schemes at the Anchorage Museum. The class will focus on how to utilize color concepts, color theory, art history references and real-life observations to develop a sense of color and how it…Read More
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