Friday, January 14, 2011
Webisode 3: Imagining a Composition
I decided to take a little break from technical issues in this webisode and focus more on my creative process. This is perhaps my favorite part of painting: when I daydream about new narratives and sketch various compositional ideas. Actually making paintings becomes very difficult and arduous; therefore, I think it's healthy to have these less regimented and more carefree periods wherein you can be most creative and focus on the content, mood and effect you want your paintings to have. Also, I'd like to mention that, while the music in this webisode may be a bit over-dramatic, it actually was what I listened to while planning a number of my whaling paintings and therefore influenced the tone of the series.
Those of you who are interested in more technical topics need not worry as Webisode 4 (coming later this month) will be back to business as usual.
Also, you might notice a new "donate" button on the side margin. There is absolutely no pressure to ever donate anything but if you feel so compelled, I would greatly appreciate it. There are some production costs to this series and I have plans to expand it this year.
Hope you all enjoy!