I love starting my day within the hustle and bustle from outside in the background with its temporary quiet in-between moments. Quiet is not always absolutely quiet. I prefer that. Yet, the muffled noise of cars, trucks and what ever else people drive___the humming of a fan during warm weather, music at times, something soft… Continue reading Good Morning Sunshine! It is very quiet here____.
This Shibui is likely to end up in a children’s book project! I have had one class during my degree program about how to write and publish children’s books. I discovered The Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators. A worthwhile support system for writers and illustrators. Shibui happens as it happens, and what is… Continue reading Good Morning Sunshine! Inspiration.
That’s a bit of a flirt! LOL We had a public lands camp in Rangly, Maine. This is not it. I love going to camp! Who doesn’t? There is something about water. Water and boats. And if you fish! That’s fun! Here is a tiny poem called Plip-Plop! “The sounds of gentle waves on shore,… Continue reading Good Afternoon! Sunshine!
This Shibui is one of the earlier ones. In studying it, using my skills of art critiquing___ I would have to say this Shibui would be seen as “too busy!” It is! However the nature of a Shibui is what it is, and things are where they are! However, to make it less busy would… Continue reading Good Morning Sunshine! A Busy Shibui.
The story behind this is that Thomas did this piece of art work, a charcoal drawing on a full sheet of paper; in response to a poem I wrote. He was still doing his BFA then. The poem was one of several for a poetry book project that would help women who suffered from abuse.… Continue reading Good Morning Sunshine! Broken Things.
“It seems at times the world is a rather ugly place and that even people “out there” are down right “ugly” with their words and actions, which they don’t take responsibility for____ Feeling, focusing in on these other people___ this way robs us of seeing the good things, the beauty that is there. If we… Continue reading Find The Beauty In Everything!
Good Morning Sunshine! Do you remember this? How many of you remember this song? I learned it during grammar school. It is still stuck in my head. I am not sure who wrote it. Good Morning, Merry Sunshine! A little song. Good Morning Merry Sunshine! Good morning, Merry Sunshine! How do you wake so soon?You’ve… Continue reading Good Morning! Merry Sunshine!
Some more examples on one Shibui. I will show more of this same image in another post in the future. At this time the colors are kept light. It is a delicate piece to work, a lot of detail. The placement of colors is important to keep the viewers eye traveling around the Shibui. The… Continue reading Shibui Found Image Art So What Is It?
There are awkward areas that form, do these last, don’t solve them until they are clear to you. It will happen. Shibui are like puzzles to be answered. I went through the arguing in my head stage not liking how I was solving the green trees. I feel into the design work of Shibui. (Those… Continue reading Shibui Found Image Art, the process of one Shibui.
What else can you do with a Shibui foundation? The answer is texture! Blotting, and bleeding tint into the surface of the paper. Having fun with Shibui. I will begin by showing you un-worked foundations. Perhaps you will find something there? What do you find here? When a foundation is turned each time the view… Continue reading More Shibui Found Image Art.