View Full Version : Spring is in the air

Hairy wolf
02-20-2018, 03:25 AM

Acrylics on paper. Around 15X13.

02-20-2018, 05:43 AM
Hairy, your mark making and brushstrokes capture the exuberance and energy of the oncoming spring. The blues and touches of green layered over the umbers and ochers are a great way to show the transition of the seasons while the starkness of the black marks show that spring is not yet in full, but oncoming. I like this a lot.

02-20-2018, 09:42 AM
Love the blues and browns! Browns would soon be replaced by spring greens mixed with yellow.

Katie Black
02-20-2018, 01:44 PM

02-20-2018, 03:36 PM
this new look seems chaotic and frenetric and energentic.
splashes and splads and slathers and slithers and madness
not sure if this is a manic moment or an experiment

it has such a different feel than the people I am used to seeing from you
change is change
it appeals to me in a different way
but as a challenge to create.

unsure where I stand on this
or where to sit
should I dance
or should I prance?
Write right? Or left?

The Quandry.


02-22-2018, 04:35 PM

Hairy wolf
02-23-2018, 12:49 AM
Ladies and gents, thank you kindly. Some find it perfecto, gorgeous. Some think its confusing. After all is said, the mere fact that you took time to look and respond is well appreciated.

02-24-2018, 01:10 PM
Hey Hairy -
No matter which orientation, I can't ignore this guy in the cap.


Reminds me of the cartoon character "Leroy".
Sorry about that.


Hairy wolf
02-24-2018, 03:55 PM
Hey Trier, sweet!....😂😂😂

02-25-2018, 11:59 AM
Bold with plenty of movement.

02-25-2018, 03:04 PM
Looks like the pair of them are wandering around the old parts of a city

02-25-2018, 04:35 PM
There is a geometric structure underlying this work that brings Cezanne to mind. I almost see a Greek temple drawn in greenish marks in the top left quarter. An Ikea table in the bottom right quarter. I did not see Tier's Dubufet like personage. Some complain that many modern painters don't know how to draw but I see wonderful drawing in your rich mark making gestures.

02-26-2018, 12:51 AM
Lookin' good! I hadn't noticed the blue fedora guy or the temple or table, or even the blue woman in a hairnet or babushka that I now see.

What I ALWAYS notice is your ability to balance the marks and colour in your compositions to create beauty, even with earthy relatively quiet colour.

02-26-2018, 07:24 AM
It looks a little like a river at the bottom of a gorge viewed from a vista. Great bold brushwork.

Hairy wolf
02-27-2018, 03:05 AM
Hi guys, your observations and wonderful imagination are very intriguing.
I guess that non representational is representational one way or another.
And Harry, special thanks for your knowledgeable insight.