This page introduces abstract landscapes strongly influenced by traditional Chinese calligraphy principles.
Most of the works are ink or mixed media on paper, sometimes on glossy or synthetic paper.
abstract and gestural landscape
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about gestural landscape painting
Gestural landscape painting is a painting style that emphasizes the use of bold, expressive brushstrokes to capture the movement and energy of a landscape. Often used by artists to convey a sense of movement and emotion in their paintings, this technique can be a powerful way to bring a sense of life and energy to a landscape.
One of the key elements of gestural landscape painting is the use of loose, expressive brushstrokes. These brushstrokes should be bold and confident and used to capture the movement and energy of the landscape. This can be done by using a variety of different brush sizes and shapes, and experimenting with different techniques like layering, blending, and blending colors.
Another important aspect of gestural landscape painting is the use of light and shadow. Artists often use a variety of different colors and tones to capture the changing light and shadow in a landscape and use these colors to create a sense of depth and dimension in their paintings.
When creating a gestural landscape painting, it is important to also pay attention to the composition of the painting. This means considering the placement of different elements within the painting such as trees, rocks, and other natural features to create a balanced and harmonious composition.