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SaraMorison

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May 2012

A visual conversation: Day 8

Spring is in full bloom here in Vancouver...so I thought I'd have a "retrospective" visual conversation highlighting "flowers" I've done, beginning with my most recent, of which I had no initial intention of creating as flowers...they just seemed ...

A visual conversation: Day 7

Having watched Gerhard Richter's visual conversation with a canvas unfold before my eyes in the movie prompted me to take some photos of my afternoon with a canvas...from start to "close to finish". First I put my paint into my trusty hummus conta...

A visual conversation: Day 6

Have you ever thought about having a conversation with one of your ancestors? Yesterday I saw an exhibition of the Painters Eleven group of abstract artists from the mid-1900s who banded together to try to make a statement about abstract expressio...

A visual conversation: Day 5

Interesting how sometimes conversations start off colorful, lively yet a bit disjointed, intriguing yet still missing something to hold them together...sometimes visual conversations unfold with an energetic back and forth interplay on the canvas,...

Visual conversations: Day 5

Interesting how sometimes conversations start off colorful, lively yet a bit disjointed, interesting yet still missing something to hold them together...sometimes visual conversations unfold with an energetic back and forth interplay on the canvas...

A visual conversation: Day 4

Some conversations are slow to unfold, tentative, perhaps steeped in emotion that is harder to piece together, to uncover. There are layers to build first, history to reveal. Each piece of the visual conversation has meaning, reason to be there, i...

A visual conversation: Day 3

Some visual conversations are inspired from feelings, emotions, visuals experienced off the canvas or paper. Capturing moments, experiences. (Transitions #11 and #13, 6x6, acrylic on canvas) I recently took my mom to Tofino on the west coast of Va...

A visual conversation: Day 2

Just as some conversations are short and to the point...some visual conversations, that is some paintings, come quickly, intuitively, no less from the heart or soul, are no less worthy and can resonate just as well, intriguing the viewer to an exp...

Starting a visual conversation: Day 1

Creating abstract art is akin to a visual conversation, a sensational dance. Today is the first day of a new series of blog posts which I plan to continue almost daily for the next month. (Transitions #3, 30x40, acrylic on canvas) Each painting be...

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