Today was a good day
Today was a good day
Ooon to the next one, once again. This one is all about big shapes and thin outlines + light colors with a few vibrant splashes here & there. The last piece I did came out a little bit dark and moody so this is going to be the opposite of that (kinda). Coz it's all about them contrasts. Opposites attract & stuff.
O yeah, lookin' good. I sprinked some circle-like shapes here & there.
Some pics from last Sundays doodling & coloring workshop here in Helsinki @ Syötävä Puisto (Edible Park). It was a great day with lots of art fun in the sun. Also, Anna Inginmaa provided some smooth jazz tunes which was pretty cool. The edible park is a community garden and cafe located in Mustikkamaa which provides a space for lots of dope happenings in the summertime.
The thing has grown in height. Pretty neat.
Aiight, it's finished! Which means that the first row is complete. The last two pieces have been a bit more brighter than the first one I did which had more of a pastel-vibe to it. I felt like it'd be a good idea to make this fourth piece a bit more like the first one to balance things out.
Damn, time has flewn by and June is just around the corner. Seems like I bit a bit more than I could chew with this project. The plan was (and perhaps still is) to make 16 of these A3-sized foamboards but I'm not even halfway done on this fourth piece. Oh well, I'll really have to get busy with this shit! For real. Anyway, the fourth piece is coming along.. We'll see what happens.. O_O
It's coming to life! I'm slightly behind the schedule here.. Been working on another drawing project for the past month or so and this year-long endeavour hasn't gotten as much attention as it deserves. But it has grown, little by little. Once finished, it's going to be somewhat different than the first two ones; More colorful with less colors. Just came up with that. Not sure what it means but it sounds good and I'll make it happen. Also, drips.
I had some trouble finding time to work on this during these past few weeks but still managed to add something to it each day and now the 2nd piece is finally done. I'm really happy with how it looks alongside the first piece, it's a lot more brighter, but the change is not too radical. Similar enough, different enough. Fourteen more to go, we'll see what the next one brings!
Art finds from my trip to the city of tulips & other flowers. First two pics are from the Moco Museum and the rest are from the Stedelijk museum. Amsterdam was such a great place. Good times. :-)
Thirty-six days have gone by and these little things are now landing to new territories! And new places equal new things; The 2nd board will feature a gradual change from the pastel-heavy and harmonious tones of the first one, to more of a playful & brighter colorways, bolder outlines and bigger contrasts.
+ Threee weeeks in to this project. Nothing's gone according to the plan so far. Well, that's something I'm really used to and it's not like I had a real plan to begin with.. So it's all good! :D Quite a bit progress has been made nonetheless, the first part of this 16 piece puzzle is now finished!
New year = new art stuff! As you may or may not know, I've recently started a year long drawing project. The plan is to make a continuous drawing on 16 separate A3-sized foam boards that will perhaps eventually be glued / taped onto something once they're all done. I'll work on this project every single day for 365 days (5.1.2017 - 5.1.2018). Everything's gonna be drawn with (ink & acrylic paint) markers.
Foam board is an interesting material to work with, it's basically two pieces of paper glued on both sides of a foam.. So it's kinda delicate and I found that out in the first hour of drawing when my pen ripped through the paper.. I tried to fix the situation but only made it worse. Being the creative genius that I am I decided to draw one of these colorful shapes on a separate piece of paper, cut it out and glue it on top of the mess I made. Soo, this is now going to be a drawing / collage endeavour, yay. I'm going to document the progress as much as possible and share it on a ~weekly basis; briefly on the instagramz and more thoroughly here. I'm excited to see where it grows from here! :-)
Some pics of the interactive wall drawing I did as a part of my recent show Stuff You Can Look At. It took me about two days to draw the black outlines.. :D Every visitor had a chance to add their own colorful touch to the wall. After three weeks the end result was an overwhelmingly creative mix of different visions, interpretations & coloring styles! And simply quite awesome. This was one of the most fun projects I've done so far. Huge thanks to everyone who participated!