drawing and painting fun (4th) - colour splotches
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Drawing and Painting Fun(4th)- Colour splotches -
SAM FRANCIS- An American painter -
Sam Francis(USA, 1923 1994)Samuel Lewis Francis (June 25, 1923, California November 4, 1994, California) was an American painter and printmaker.This artist was influenced by Abstract Expressionism and is closely associated with Color field painting. His paintings are very large, at first monochrome, but later using oil paintings with splashed or splattered areas of bright contrasting colours.
His paintings are very large, look at this one.
His first paintings were monochrome.
Later he used oil paintings with splashed or splattered areas of bright contrasting colours.
Many artists use splotches in their compositions.A colour splotch can look like a figure, an animal, etc.It can look still or in motion.What can you see in this painting?
These splotches look FIREWORKS on a night sky.
You can make splotches with a drinking straw.Blow into the straw and move the paint around the background.Now its up to you.
When you finish, go to page twenty-two.