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Pandemic Voting Painting

Vincent Keele

United States

Painting, Acrylic on Paper

Size: 24 W x 18 H x 0.1 D in

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About The Artwork

To celebrate the birthday of one of our master artist; Jacob Lawrence. I created an artwork in his honor. I approached this painting the same way he worked, working from dark to light. Starting with black paint and applying it across the painting and then moving to brown. Lawrence’s method of painting was very systematic and normally started with many thumbnail sketches from his central idea. Then he would make a larger comp before scaling the drawing up for painting. He used a system of doing one thing at a time throughout the entire process. He broke each painting up into three parts, foreground, mid-ground and background. He didn’t mix colors or use perspective in his artworks. The goal was to make them very flat and show a grand view of what’s going on. Making the viewer feel part of the artwork was a big deal to Lawrence. When you look at one of his artworks, you feel you are one of the carpenters constructing a building, or a family migrating to a new life. My approach to this painting comes from the same thought process as his. Working in the Lawrence method, I sat and thought about what is going on in the world: With the pandemic still raging here in the US. life has shifted to mask wearing and elbow bumps to replace handshakes. Social distancing is now the normal and day-to-day task for a lot of us has become a scary activity. To get the right narrative, I asked myself these questions: What are people doing? Where are people going? What are today’s issues? After thinking about this, I sat down and created a few thumbnail sketches around voting, living in a pandemic and civil rights. One of my thoughts was to have an African-American figure attempting to vote while the voting machine was being driven away on the back of a truck. This idea would lean strongly toward civil rights and could evoke powerful feelings. A second idea was to put a central figure largely in the foreground at the table. This could bring the viewer into the painting and create a dramatic feeling. However, both ideas would not give me a Lawrence type of composition. In the early stages of this painting, I went back and forth with ideas as he did, and finally came up with my painting “Pandemic Voting”.

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Painting:Acrylic on Paper

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:24 W x 18 H x 0.1 D in

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I am a second generation expressionist painter with a focus on creating paintings that embody movement, energy, and luminous light. My work puts cognitive thinking in the foreground, letting the viewer discover things along the way. I paint each artwork with a mix of expressionism and abstraction, with bold, colorful flowing lines. These works retell history, bringing back special people and places that have been misplaced, forgotten or unknown. I am interested in awakening cognitive thought, harnessing creative energy and to research the limits of universal thinking.

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