Monday, April 20, 2015

Quick Sketches From Dream Images

Children Sketch Katherine Kean
graphite  9 1/2 x 13 inches

The particular image I have in mind is of wild horses running past children who are crouching at about eye level with the horses hooves, and just visible through the kicked up sand.

The sketch above is a detail of the children. I've sketched them in in the drawing below, can you see them?

 I'd like the painting to be large and tonal, shapes just coalescing out of the dust.

Wild Horses Running Sketch Katherine Kean
graphite 6 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches


Jean Spitzer said...

I love the first drawing and the horses turning in the second, but on my iPad I can't see the children in the second drawing. Probably defect in the way the iPad is enlarging the image. I feel like they are in the lower right somewhere.

Katherine Kean said...

Hi Jean,
Your intuition is correct. They are far to the right and near the bottom, and in that drawing they are tiny, perhaps half an inch high.

James P. McCabe said...

hi katherine, it is always a pleasure to visit your site! i spent some time with your 'atmospheric' series, i especially enjoyed 'slow release of the day'. beautiful work. James P. McCabe

Katherine Kean said...

Hi James - thank you!

Kathryn Hansen said...

Fantastic Katherine!!!

Katherine Kean said...

Thanks Kathryn!

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