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Original Sumi Figure painting, 25% OFF SALE, framed, life drawing, black&white, back, nude, female, brush, ink, home decor, wall art, gift
- Sumi Ink
- Black Metal Neilsen Frame
- 2 Inch Black Mat
- Archival Backing
- Certificate Of Authenticity
This is one of my favorite sumi paintings. It approaches abstraction in the foreshortened view of the woman as she lunges away from us with her head down and hidden. It's a dynamic angle with bold, expressive lines. The nudity is subtle and suggestive, rather than explicit and realistic, yet the proportions make sense. I hope you like this as much as I do. I strive for this type of simplicity in my sumi work.
This is an original sumi ink painting, not a print. Original sumi ink painting on white paper. Framed with black metal Neilsen frame, a 2” black mat and archival backing. It is ready to hang and enjoy. Artwork comes with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the artist. (The attached image shows a photoshop simulation of the frame with the approximate scale. The copyright notice is to protect the image file and is not part of the original painting),
Framed size: 15” x 12”
Image size: 11" x 8"
Painting and drawing from a live model is a way for me to react spontaneously to a subject that is right before my eyes for a limited period of time. There’s no planning, revising or refining. The results are often a measure of my ability to focus in the moment and react intuitively to what I see through quick choices of brush lines and shapes. The results can be very exciting and surprising.
I’ve been doing figure drawing from live models since my fine arts studies at the University of Colorado. There I earned a BFA in painting and drawing in 1971. I took on the challenge of representing the humanity of the model while trying to render accurate and expressive proportions and began to understand why this exercise is a staple of art education and a basis of painting throughout art history. I try to keep in practice especially when my career as an illustrator is slow or lacking in creative projects. (http://sandyhaight.com) During the shorter poses I use my sumi ink and materials and have found this to be my new challenge! I’ve been trying to find a way to reveal the figure with a few suggestive strokes to represent the pose and the vitality of the model. The shorter poses are always the most dynamic and expressive and lend themselves well to sumie.
In 2012 I qualified to become a signature member of the Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS). The initials now follow my signature on recent watercolor paintings that can be seen in the Floralscapes section of this shop.
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