First sketches of the homehaus series came back from the printer, so I could do the next step. Here you see them in their underpainting. I have always worked on single paintings. The homehaus is my first planned series.
It still feels sort of strange to have five works at the same time…
I still need to add some more detail to the painted parts. It is a delicate balance where on the one hand I don’t want it to get too mechanical but on the other hand I don’t want to derail the images beyond recognition either. And I am not sure about the color of that mercedes…
Some more painting and then, next step: second printing!
What have I been working on? A lot. My Behance artist group XP2020 is now 8 artists. It has been a great joy to be part of this group. The job of building it is more or less finished. I am working on an exhibition proposal; 40 works. ‘Expressionist Art in the New Twenties”. This got me into an ‘exhibition’ mindset, thinking in shows, rather than single paintings…Continue reading
Here you see one picture of the HOMEHAUS series in black-and-white print. The actual series will be in color.
What is this series? One day I was on a bike trip in Eastern Europe, I think it was Czechia. I saw an old, rusted car in a grass field. Lots of rubbish around it. And in my mind’s eye I saw an abstracted image of that car with the word HOME underneath it. Don’t ask me why. It was coming straight from my unconscious mind. HOME, I saw it very clearly. In a font like Futura or Montserrat.Continue reading