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Tuesday #PleinAir, #Downtown with #Mr.Roberts

TALIESIN FIELD TRIP is underway – June 29 from 8:30am – 9:00pm (lunch is with Taliesin folks – Dinner is on our own – BRING SOME CASH for FOOD and GIFT SHOP!) 186 more words


June tutorial

Back to Aber with renewed determination to keep looking for that which eludes me. I spent time in the library researching some paintings which bother me. 326 more words


Diebenkorn, politics.

A student from Aber commented that the painting I did a few days ago reminded him of Diebenkorn. I am so glad he made that observation because it made me look again at Diebenkorn’s work. 140 more words

Richard Diebenkorn

Greens and Blacks

Some notes to myself from the last few days.

  • Sometimes an idea needs exorcising before you can get on with your work. Just thinking an idea through isn’t as effective as carrying it out, and then failing.
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Richard Diebenkorn

Imperfect Memory

I’ve been reading about Richard Diebenkorn, trying to understand how he created his works of art. I know that every creative person has his or her own way of ‘making visible’ (to borrow a phrase that Paul Klee, Bauhaus Master, used to describe how an artist creates). 128 more words

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Beginning a Painting

My search for articles about creativity, with specific reference to Richard Diebenkorn (American Abstract Expressionist and Figurative Artist) returned many references to his ’10 rules’ of creativity. ¬† 168 more words

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Abstracting from a Photo

I am trying to figure out the art of Richard Diebenkorn. I enjoy looking at his paintings in the books I took out of the library. 166 more words

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