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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Contrabass at Palau de la Musica, pen and ink, prints only
Palau de la Musica Group
Cory At The Piano
Dancing in the Concert Hall
Palau de la Musica members of the band
Conductor and Stage at Palau de la Musica
Contrabass Standing at Palau de la Musica
Contact me with the name of drawing using email email@example.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).
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.
Detail, Bass Violin Player, acrylics, A3, 29.7 x 42 cm, 11.5″ x 16.5″
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″,” 55 x 45 cm, SOLD