Posts Tagged ‘reflections’

Vancouver Windows

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on January 26, 2015 in Art, Paintings | No Comments

Reflections in the glass of high-rise towers are as aesthetically rewarding as reflections in water, sea or puddle. They all allow an abstraction from the reflected object, with the liberties of fluid line not necessarily available in the original. The …

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Reflections on First Nations art

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on September 7, 2014 in Paintings | 887 Comments

As I was sketching a new painting, more reflection than structure, of the Lighthouse Bistro in Nanaimo, the swirling outline and contained colours struck me as similar to West Coast First Nations art. Those heavily stylized images of animals and …

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