Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Create > Richard Diebenkorn Abstract Perspective

Create > Richard Diebenkorn Abstract Perspective

Create an abstract artwork derived from an accurate perspective rendering of a space and influenced by Richard Diebenkorn’s work.

Studio Activity:
Be inspired by the works of Richard Diebenkorn >   
  1. Create a drawing on location. Sit in your driveway, on the street in front of your house or at a place that is part of your neighborhood’s identity and draw the scene.  Also photograph the scene for extra reference during class time.  Choose a dynamic point of view that shows a large and long depth of field.  Fully develop the drawing using a range of values.
  2. Next use that drawing to create and abstract expressive shape landscape painting inspired by Richard Diebenkorn.  Choose a color scheme and render in acrylic or pastel.

Trigger Mechanisms: Abstraction, Fantasy, Distortion

Visual Examples: