Thursday, October 15, 2015


After employing strategies of cube we move our attention to using simple shapes to comprise our composition.  Still trying out geometric form, use shape to comprise your visions.  Looking at Jawlensky we see how to make faces using this as an abstract form.  Feel compelled to make abstractions that reflect an image through geometry.  The big spaces created in his abstract faces gives a place for our eye to rest.  There are still layers too – not paint by number.

Alexej von Jawlesky

Bring some ideas of face, or landscape, or tree or symbol to explore through geometric shape to form a painting.  And let cool and warm colors play off each other.


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I'm an artist originally from Flint, MI now residing in Boston, MA. In-between I practiced my art in NYC and overseas in Scotland. I've been using this blog to situate Boston art and artists amongst the International scene of contemporary art. You can find my art on