Day: May 9, 2020

BACK TO THE FUTURE IN MY ARTISTIC ENDEAVOURS AS A “POINTILLIST”

Behind the Lens

POINTILLISM ARTWORK FROM MY PAST — Cat Portraiture

In MENTAL NOTE #32,

☆ LINK IS : https://nawfalnur.wordpress.com/2020/05/08/mental-note-32-my-list-of-the-5-most-influential-painters-for-me-and-why/),

I mentioned that I began my artistic endeavours as a Pointillist in the late 1980s. That, my friends, is a whole other kind of art-craft, I can assure you of that. I loved it! It drove me bonkers much of the time, but I really embraced “The DOTS!”

I had my Checklist:

My Coffee √

My Technical Pens √

My Ink √

My Paper √

My Subject √

THE DOORS ….Very Loud! √

And….Time….Lots and Lots of Time √

All present and accounted for!

Here is what I found to be the main secret to doing Pointillism well:

“The dots are important. The dot size is important. HOWEVER —The the main skill in Pointillism to produce a worthy art piece, is WHERE NOT TO PUT THE DOTS. The white-space is the key…

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