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Pen and ink miniatures from concerts at the Bancaja Foundation

These were done in the darkened audience at the Bancaja Foundation, March/April 2017.  All are miniatures.

Piano at Bancaja

Cello Shoulder Strapped at Bancaja

Beatles 4 at Bancaja Foundation

Beatles 3 at Bancanja

Bancaja Music and Drama Presentation

 

 

 

Prints of pen and ink music related drawings! Just $15 | pen and ink music drawings

I did these pen and ink drawings in the audience at Palau de la Musica in Valencia, Spain.  The originals are done on very small paper in pen and ink.  I use both hands, one for the ink pen and the other a brush with a water reservoir.  I call it automatic drawing since I can not see what I am doing, between looking at the subject and the darkness of the hall.  I can not work from photographs as photos are not permitted.  Pricing information at the bottom. 

 

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Bass Fiddler print

Bass Fiddler

Contrabass at Palau de la Musica, pen and ink, prints only

Contrabass at Palau de la Musica, pen and ink, prints only

 

Palau de la Musica Group

Palau de la Musica Group

 

Cory At The Piano

Cory At The Piano

Dancing in the Concert Hall

Dancing in the Concert Hall

 

Palau de la Musica members of the band

Palau de la Musica members of the band

 

 

Conductor and Stage at Palau de la Musica

Conductor and Stage at Palau de la Musica

 

Contrabass Standing at Palau de la Musica

Contrabass Standing at Palau de la Musica

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Contact me with the name of drawing using email info@garyjkirkpatrick.com, by phone (US) +1 570 832 4480 or Spain +34 658 744 302 or skype garypeg (you will have to be added to my contact list first).  $15/15 Euros for 8.5″ x 11″ (approx) / 21 x 30 cm  $25 for 11.5″ x 17″ (approx) / 30 x 42 cm.   Giclee prints ($35/35 euros for 12″ x 16″ / 30 x 40cm).     

Bass Violin Player | Bass Violin Player painting

Bass Violin Player

 
Continuing the exploration of music related themes, here I add the movement of the arm and the swing of the leg to contrast with the movement in the background. This is acrylics on paper. The curvaceous movement of the leg ties with the curve of the contrabass, as they seem to dance across the stage. Strong and unusual colors make the painting dance off the wall.

 

Bass Violin Player

Detail, Bass Violin Player, acrylics, A3, 29.7 x 42 cm, 11.5″ x 16.5″

 

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June 2016 pen and ink drawings from the Palau de la Musica | pen and ink drawings Palau de la Musica

June, 2016

These are my latest pen and ink drawings done at the Palau de la Musica in Valencia, Spain.

Bass Violin, Palau de la Musica, 2' x 4" pen and ink

Bass Violin, Palau de la Musica, 2′ x 4″ pen and ink

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Fantasy Trio

Fantasy Quartet

This is based on an automatic drawing and given an expressionist treatment in acrylics.  Automatic drawing was popularized by the surrealists in the 1920ś.  The audience is bathed in a comforting blue haze.  The original drawing is posted below.  

Trio at the Palau, acrylics on canvas, 21 x 18 cm," 55 x 45 cm

Trio at the Palau, acrylics on canvas, 21″ x 18″,” 55 x 45 cm, SOLD

Quartet drawing

Quartet drawing pen and ink

 


Quartet by Gary J. Kirkpatrick on Vango

Palau de la Musica– Section of the Band

This is based on a pen and ink miniature, with many elements of fantasy.

 

Palau de la Musica-- Section of the Band 65 x 54 cm, 25 x 21" acrylic on canvas

Palau de la Musica– Section of the Band 65 x 54 cm, 25 x 21″ acrylic on canvas