The Messy Studio with Rebecca Crowell

Episode 209: Abstraction and Visual Ideas

June 25th, 2022  •  37 mins 58 secs  •  Download (52.2 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

RSS Feed

Abstract artists are known for getting ideas for their work everywhere. If you notice someone taking a photo of a crack in the sidewalk or staring at a piece of rusted metal, chances are good that’s an abstract artist at work, collecting ideas for lines and colors and textures. Even if we don’t depict objects realistically in our work, we are constantly observing the world around us. Today we are talking about the process of gathering and using visual ideas in creating abstract art.