Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Twenty-Nine: Crossed Signals

See T'Hed Twenty-Eight for more on this process... Momentary confusion ensues when the directors forget where they are and the various protagonists fly into the frame in seemingly different scenes... The floating orange blocks add no clarity to the perplexity. Yet, what is creates is an interesting tableau for the editor to consider. Stay tuned … Continue reading Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Twenty-Nine: Crossed Signals

Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Twenty-Eight: World Gone Sideways

See T'Hed Twenty-Seven for more on this process... The camera pans right a little too rapidly and out protagonist works hard to stay in the frame. he free-floating yellow blocks struggle with the movement of it all and only that which is mored to the figure holds in the frame. Stay tuned for more...

Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Twenty-Seven: Enter Stage Right

See T'Hed Twenty-Six for more on this process... The landscape is quiet, almost dead, except for the oppression of the floating red blocks; then our protagonist decides to enter the scene... maybe it is directed to do so and maybe it Sid compelled to do so... either way, it demonstrates a timid entry... Stay tuned … Continue reading Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Twenty-Seven: Enter Stage Right

Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Twenty-Six: The Sore Thumb

See T'hed Twenty-Five for more on this series Full disclosure: I didn't realize it was so long since I did this one... and the ones that lead up to new ones done this past week. I got sidetracked by teaching and seeing my students' artworks grow. I also abandoned the large acrylic painting I was … Continue reading Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Twenty-Six: The Sore Thumb

Painting out an Inspiration – T’Hed: Pencil outline

This past week I decided it was time... let me rephrase that; I decided I needed to start making some art and the T'Hed project needed to get started. In my mind, I'm still experimenting with materials and design, so I am allowing myself to to take impulsive risks and then change them as I … Continue reading Painting out an Inspiration – T’Hed: Pencil outline

Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Nineteen

It's been a couple of weeks since I made any art, because I've been trying to get ready for the new semester of teaching, but that is a whole different topic for another post... let's talk inspiration for this development instead. See T'Hed Eighteen for previous progressions... First, I found a small stack of white … Continue reading Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Nineteen

Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Eighteen

See T'Hed Seventeen for previous progressions... Seventeen inspired me to return to fewer faces in my composition and I stopped and contemplated for some time before adding the second small face. I feel the two-face arrangement feels the best, but that is always changing for me... arg and yay! I felt a preoccupation with the … Continue reading Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Eighteen

Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Seventeen

See T'Hed Sixteen for previous progressions... This one was drawn on a wonderfully rich, Sienna-orange paper that I felt could allow for some fun contrasts with oil pastels... I didn't want to hide the paper, so I chose to make fewer and bigger faces that it could shine through with. I also felt I could … Continue reading Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Seventeen

Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Sixteen

See T'Hed Fifteen for previous progressions... As mentioned in the previous post, I wanted a more monochrome feel to it and was a little worried about what using black would do to the visibility of the lines of the drawing... As it turns out, needn't have worried, as the lines jump out... especially since I … Continue reading Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Sixteen

Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Fifteen

See T'Hed Fourteen for previous progressions... I deviated on composition for this one, because I was getting concerned about stagnation... I felt the need to push the colours and focused on complementary ones for the background... the result feels a little too simple for the feeling I got from the charcoal sketch. I feel as … Continue reading Working out an Inspiration – T’Hed Fifteen