Monday, April 29, 2019

Trying To Grasp The Structure Of That Which Cannot Be Grasped

Songwriter Joni Mitchell is also an accomplished painter, and I've always felt an understanding of her song, "Both Sides Now." She sings, "I've looked at clouds from both sides now...I really don't know clouds at all." I feel the same way. I'm trying to find their structure and translate that with paint on a canvas, but it's not coming through.

Here is today's attempt at some gauzy clouds at sunset:

Sky Series, B-13, © 2019, work in progress (click on image for larger view)
From a distance, it doesn't look too bad, but it does need another working session.

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