25 ene 2012

Lucian Freud

His works are noted for their psychological penetration, and for their often discomfiting examination of the relationship between artist and model.

It was Freud's practice to begin a painting by first drawing in charcoal on the canvas. He then applied paint to a small area of the canvas, and gradually worked outward from that point. For a new sitter, he often started with the head as a means of "getting to know" the person, then painted the rest of the figure, eventually returning to the head as his comprehension of the model deepened.

Lucian Freud self portrait

Regarding the difficulty in deciding when a painting is completed, Freud said that "he feels he's finished when he gets the impression he's working on somebody else's painting"

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I am taking painting lessons, what has increassed my eye into art in the way of how the brush is used, technique and performance with the canvas. 

1 comentario:

Dgo Orrego Hidalgo dijo...

exactly.. psychological penetration, good works by the way

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