Walks and images

Teaching through the summer and fitting the occasional walk and painting in, out of necessity.

…. Thinking about how I can incorporate my walks into my painting. I’ve always walked to think up new ideas for my work, and will be blogging about this over the coming months. I hope to be undertaking a series of walks and paths early Autumn in southern Spain, and specifically walking alone; as a woman I think this is something that needs to be reclaimed, and besides, I like it and isn’t that the point of it..  I will be taking a camera and sketch book. I want to see how my work changes, perhaps using less narrative, thinking about how each walk manifests itself through the pencil, while not specifically drawing the landscape, but ‘drawing from’ the landscape and seeing what wants to be expressed..

My work invariably tends towards the narrative, as this is something that I enjoy, and my buyers relate to, (hence, my paintings often sell.)  However, during these walks /drawings / paintings, I hope to explore some more formal aspects of drawing/painting.  Perhaps how the walk draws out notions of spatial relationships on paper, between objects seen , felt and passed, using pattern, mark making, form, texture, abstracted techniques.

About alicemason1

Artist, painter. All works on this blog are my copyright. Do not use any works for your own websites, commercial ventures or publicity. If you would like to ask permission to use any works for your own ventures, please email me: alicejulietmason@gmail.com or contact via this blog. Again, ALL WORKS ARE MY COPYRIGHT. Ask permission, and I will ask for a donation. Artists need to earn a living. Always credit an artist when you have obtained permission. I am an artist, illustrator and mother and live by the sea in the south east of England. I paint every day and am inspired by nature, mysticism and consciousness.. I hold art retreats in southern Spain. These retreats are for lovers of nature, art, walking, mountains, creativity, dance, music, yoga and meditation. I work alongside other artists to bring about these retreats. All works on this blog are my copyright. Do not use for your own purposes. If you would like to buy rights to use an image, please contact me on alicejulietmason@gmail.com or visit my Etsy shop. www.alice-mason.net www.art-retreat-spain.com My Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AliceMasonArtist
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