Two Big Dogs in total relaxation mode….

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‘What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue’.   Henri Matisse. 

When I saw these two dogs in Wiltshire, I fell in love with their line and form….

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 They reminded me of life models I have worked with….

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And indeed, are an excellent subject to hone observational skills. 

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 I used full watercolour sheets for these two images.   Note that the negative space (the white area surrounding the dogs), is of enormous importance to the whole image. 

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The art of total relaxation…… 

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Three hummingbirds, symbolising love, joy and beauty.   

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A Bientôt

8 thoughts on “Two Big Dogs in total relaxation mode….

  1. Geraint Isitt

    I bow to your talent. Such great lines and subtleties in colour. I could look at your work all day.

    Reply

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