Wet sand, reflections and silhouettes fill my mind and sketchbooks at the moment. They are inspiring a new mini project. I watched an interview on Youtube with Fred Cuming one of my all time favourite artists which is where the quote in my sketchbook has come from. He said;
'I might be the only person in miles of open space.
It provides me with endlessly fascinating problems
of conveying something which is about nothing
more than emptiness.'
You can see more of his work here.
|Sketchbook page watercolour and pencil ©2018LisaLeQuelenec|
He sums up so eloquently what I am trying to achieve. Light, space, solitude and quiet. I often think of my sea and sky paintings as 'the big empties' and this feels an extension of that work. Maybe the addition of a figure exaggerates that notion. Time to explore...
|Sketchbook page pencil on monoprint ©LisaLeQuelenec|