Moon Rock by JoAnn Z Bland
Size 10″ x 8″. Original Acrylic Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas.
Folded fabric in three dimensional texture with painting of rocks. The fabric has irregular shapes beyond the dimensions of the canvas. Artwork photographed on grey carpet.
There’s a stark contrast among Impressionism, black and white photography, surrealism, and architectural blueprints. What happens when you try to combine all?
I like to experiment with all the concepts. As I begin I start with watered down acrylic as a base and background. Sometimes I start with texture medium. I then add layers of heavy acrylic texture for depth, and as a finishing touch I bring out the highlights and extend with lines in metallic or charcoal which would remind the observer of the sketch lines. It’s all about combining the known with unexpected.
-JoAnn Z Bland