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trafford
07-31-2012, 07:38 AM
J is for Jawlensky....Russian expressionist painter.

Studied in Munich where he met Kandinsky, among other Russian painters.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Jul-2012/42757-jawlensky_still_life.jpg

Color..Color...Color Gives us a chance to go wild with color

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Jul-2012/42757-jawlensly_abstract_girl.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Jul-2012/42757-jawlensky_abstract.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Jul-2012/42757-jawlensky_mystical_head.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Jul-2012/42757-jawlensky_red_shawl.jpg

You can copy or be inspired in any medium....challenge might be to take a photo and turn it into a Jawlensky...Have fun! Links follow.

trafford
07-31-2012, 07:52 AM
Here are some links with lots and lots of images and more information on this interesting artist:

http://www.google.com/search?q=jawlensky&hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&prmd=imvns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=0OwTUOTeHqna6gHs14HYBQ&ved=0CFwQsAQ&biw=1025&bih=847


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexej_von_Jawlensky


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gA6f_Uf-wIM&feature=related

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Jul-2012/42757-jawlensky_2.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Jul-2012/42757-jawlensky_3.jpg

gakinme
08-03-2012, 08:28 AM
Oh my goodness, Janet, what a great artist to emulate. Totally my type of colors and style. Love it. I'd be so busy this weekend. Thank you!!!

It looks like this person has some Picasso and Cubist touch but much more easy going and palatable to the general public. Can't wait until after work.

gakinme
08-04-2012, 11:04 PM
Here are a bunch. Each one is no more than 10 mins.

Dollar store oil pastel from China on the first two on Pentalic 70 lb sketchbook 5.5x8 inch and the rest are all Portfolio Watersoluable oil pastel on Fabriano Artist Journal.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/04-Aug-2012/86669-Alexei_von_Jawlensky01.jpg

Added Derivian Liquid pencil on the top.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/04-Aug-2012/86669-Alexei_von_Jawlensky02.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/04-Aug-2012/86669-Alexei_von_Jawlensky03.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/04-Aug-2012/86669-Alexei_von_Jawlensky04.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/04-Aug-2012/86669-Alexei_von_Jawlensky06.jpg

My favorite though is this piece. I bought one of those old times eraser where one end is white rubber eraser and the other end is the abrasive grey colored end to erase ink which usually doesn't work but it worked superbly on this paper.

The eye highlights in white is Uniball white signo gel pen, the eyes were done with 9xxb General pencil.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/04-Aug-2012/86669-Alexei_von_Jawlensky05.jpg

gakinme
08-05-2012, 03:29 PM
This morning, I continued with the style of Alexei von Jawlensky 1864-1941 and did it for August 2012 Oil Pastel Challenge (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1201892).

This one is on Bee Company Bogus kraft paper.

Mungyo oil pastel 9x12 inch

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/05-Aug-2012/86669-op_face01.jpg

This one is on Pentalic 70 lb 5.5 x 8 inch sketchbook.

Mungyo oil pastel
Stadtler 8B pencil which goes on effortlessly
Liquitex Basic white acrylic paint

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/05-Aug-2012/86669-op_waterfall_01b.jpg

trafford
08-06-2012, 08:15 AM
Wow, Sandra. You've really gone to town. Love them all. Lady wih off the shoulder gown and last painting/landscape my favorites. The landscape is Jawlensky and yet very much you. :heart:

tyree
08-06-2012, 09:59 AM
sandra....youve captured that lady in red perfectomento!!!!! tyree

artbyjune
08-07-2012, 07:15 PM
I agree..the lady in a red dress is wonderful. You have done great this month with Jawlensky.

artbyjune
08-13-2012, 12:37 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/13-Aug-2012/106623-copyjawlenskyhead1a6k.jpg

Acrylics, around 8 by 11 ins., on mustard-coloured paper.

Managed a quick study of a Jawlensky head this morning.:D

tyree
08-14-2012, 07:04 AM
june....love the dramatic eyes...its very much his style...!!! tyree:wave:

trafford
08-14-2012, 12:10 PM
Nice Jawlensky June. Love the colors.

artbyjune
08-14-2012, 12:59 PM
The combination of colours in Jawlensky's work is rather fascinating as he uses complementaries to make the image appear so bright. I love that. Maybe I'll have time to do another one before the end of the month.

trafford
08-31-2012, 10:19 AM
Getting in at the last minute. Four Jawlensky's done with magic markers:

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Aug-2012/42757-jawensky_portrait.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Aug-2012/42757-jawensky_portrait2.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Aug-2012/42757-jawensky_still_life.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/31-Aug-2012/42757-jawensky_table.jpg