Sunday, June 12, 2011

Color Inspiration



 Mary Harding  Heart pendant Colors inspired by Redon and Hockney

Ophelia by Odilon Redon

David Hockney Pool in 3 Blues


I have long been a fan of David Hockney's paintings.  It wasn't until I made the pendant above based, I thought on the colors in the Ophelia painting by Odilon  Redon, that I realized in my mind's eye I was seeing the luminous blues and yellows from a Hockney painting, as well. 

And now I have even more Hockney's to marvel at since he has been drawing almost daily on his iphone and ipad.

Here is one of his ipad paintings that I just love:

If you think you would like to try this you can use the ipad app brushes, just like David Hockney. It is available for the ipad and the iphone. I don't this it is available yet for the Droid.

8 comments:

  1. Mary, that is so cool!

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  2. Beautiful pendant Mary and nice insight - curiously I've just posted about colour too.

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  3. Wow! Nice!!! What a color match, Mary! Thank you, too, for your kind offer to sponge and bisque my buttons! You are THE BEST! xo

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  4. BEAUTIFUL! I love how you think.

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  5. Wow. That is just a stunning bit of color inspiration. I need to get busy and make something this month for the challenge. But I am a Last Minute Lucy, you know. I love the departure in color from your usual palette. Very pretty indeed!
    Enjoy the day!
    Erin

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  6. Fantastic!!! Perfect match for Ophelia!

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  7. Love that pendant! The colors are great.

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  8. The colors add a new touch of attraction to your work.Love the bright colors.The blue and yellow compliment each other beautifully.

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