Thursday, August 20, 2009
Waterlily was a nice surprise to me since I got to believe I was not able to work in soft colors anymore. I've been pursuing a dreamier, cleaner and suave style for a while and it suddenly came to life with this work. again, I got to achieve exactly what I wanted just by working with no sense of compromise or preoccupation with quality or symbolic purpose. I suspect I'm getting closer to something very exciting right now... :)h
another thing it's been difficult to control is the complexity of certain subjects I plan to work on. they end up too detailed and because of those I run away from my stylistic aspirations. so I have to learn how to express exactly what I want using few but powerful elements. exactly due to this complexity that doesn't please me anymore I had to set my recent piece Our Lady of the Angels-Gone aside. I think it needs more study, and the colors for some reason don't seem right.
let's keep on experimenting then...
Mused by Patricia Ariel at 10:03 AM