"Lea Carmichael: Small Abstracts"
Over the years I have worked in several media and genres—pastel still-life and landscape, hand-colored photography, expressive drawing of migraine(resulting in the publication of “The Migraine Book”), and more. One genre that I have worked on all along, “on the side”, is abstraction.
A few years ago I decided to go at abstraction headlong. It has been an exciting challenge.
My objective is to free the visual experience from a narrative, so that all that is left is the abstract. I do not give my works descriptive titles; instead, I label them by date.
The works here were all done in January, 2021. Trying to get past a dry spell I committed to creating at least one work every day. I continue on in that discipline, and it has been a good journey so far.
Note: all works are 6 x 6” unless noted otherwise.
All works are on watercolor paper, done in gouache, watercolor, cut paper, crayon, colored pencil, pencil, ink, and acrylic.
2021.1.26.2 (6 x 4")
2021.1.30.2 (6 x 4")
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