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A Yorkshire Sketchbook ❴Download❵ ➼ A Yorkshire Sketchbook Author David Hockney – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk In recent years renowned artist David Hockney has returned to England to paint the landscape of his childhood in East Yorkshire Although his passionate interest in new technologies has led him to deve In recent years renowned artist David Hockney has returned to England to paint the landscape of his childhood in East Yorkshire Although his passionate interest A Yorkshire PDF/EPUB or in new technologies has led him to develop a virtuosic drawing technique on the iPad, he has also traveled outdoors with a traditional sketchbook, an invaluable tool as he works quickly to capture the changing light and fleeting effects of the weather Executed in watercolor and ink, these panoramic scenes have the spatial complexity of finished paintings the broad sweep of sky or road, the patchwork tapestry of land yet convey the immediacy of Hockney s impressions For those who know the East Yorkshire Wolds, the location of the sketches is unmistakable for those who don t, its features will come to life in these pages.

    A Yorkshire Sketchbook Epub » A Yorkshire PDF/EPUB spatial complexity of finished paintings the broad sweep of sky or road, the patchwork tapestry of land yet convey the immediacy of Hockney s impressions For those who know the East Yorkshire Wolds, the location of the sketches is unmistakable for those who don t, its features will come to life in these pages."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 92 pages
  • A Yorkshire Sketchbook
  • David Hockney
  • English
  • 19 August 2019
  • 1907533230

About the Author: David Hockney

David Hockney was born in Bradford, England, on July , He loved books and was interested in art from an early age, admiring Picasso, A Yorkshire PDF/EPUB or Matisse and Fragonard His parents encouraged their son s artistic exploration, and gave him the freedom to doodle and daydreamHockney attended the Bradford College of Art from to Then, because he was a conscientious objector to military service, he spent two years working in hospitals to fulfill his national service requirement In , he entered graduate school at the Royal College of Art in London alongside other young artists such as Peter Blake and Allen Jones, and he experimented with different forms, including abstract expressionism He did well as a student, and his paintings won prizes and were purchased for private collectionsHockney s early paintings incorporated his literary leanings, and he used fragments of poems and quotations from Walt Whitman in his work This practice, and paintings such as We Two Boys Clinging Together, which he created in , were the first nods to his homosexuality in his artBecause he frequently went to the movies with his father as a child, Hockney once quipped that he was raised in both Bradford and Hollywood He was drawn to the light and the heat of California, and first visited Los Angeles in He officially moved there in The swimming pools of LA were one of his favorite subjects, and he became known for large, iconic works such as A Bigger Splash His expressionistic style evolved, and by the s, he was consideredof a realistIn addition to pools, Hockney painted the interiors and exteriors of California homes In , this led to the creation of his first joiner, an assemblage of Polaroid photos laid out in a grid Although this medium would become one his claims to fame, he stumbled upon it by accident While working on a painting of a Los Angeles living room, he took a series of photos for his own reference, and fixed them together so he could paint from the image When he finished, however, he recognized the collage as an art form unto itself, and began to createHockney was an adept photographer, and he began working with photographyextensively By the mid s, he had all but abandoned painting in favor of projects involving photography, lithographs, and set and costume design for the ballet, opera and theaterIn the late s, Hockney returned to painting, primarily painting seascapes, flowers and portraits of loved ones He also began incorporating technology in his art, creating his first homemade prints on a photocopier in The marriage of art and technology became an ongoing fascination he used laser fax machines and laser printers in , and in he started using the Brushes app on iPhones and iPads to create paintings A exhibit at the Royal Museum of Ontario showcased of these paintingsIn a poll ofthan , British artists, Hockney was voted the most influential British artist of all time He continues to paint and exhibit, and advocates for funding for the artsurce.



10 thoughts on “A Yorkshire Sketchbook

  1. Esopion Esopion says:

    Really liked the orientation of this book landscape and how each page spread contains soley the sketches with no extra text that gets in the way of the drawings Felt like I was flipping through his actual sketchbook

  2. Sigrun Hodne Sigrun Hodne says:

    Great sketches, but a short essay saying smth about the artist s thoughts and ideas would have made the book even better.

  3. Charlotte Whiteing Charlotte Whiteing says:

    Some lovely illustrations, I would have loved some little captions orinformation about the drawings

  4. Colin Colin says:

    A simply beautiful collection of observations and mark making Made in Yorkshire.

  5. John John says:

    You won t get any less than the title promises you ll get wonderful David Hockney sketches of the Yorkshire countryside Many of these sketches beautifully communicates the structure of trees and shrubs, the mood of the sky, the textures of weeds, and the lay of the land There are also a few sketches from town and of interiors, also capably evoking these scenes This is also the complete sketchbook except for a few pages, with a number of missed attempts expressing the vulnerability of the pro You won t get any less than the title promises you ll get wonderful David Hockney sketches of the Yorkshire countryside Many of these sketches beautifully communicates the structure of trees and shrubs, the mood of the sky, the textures of weeds, and the lay of the land There are also a few sketches from town and of interiors, also capably evoking these scenes This is also the complete sketchbook except for a few pages, with a number of missed attempts expressing the vulnerability of the process.You won t get anythan the title promises this book is a sketchbook of the Yorkshire region from April of 2004 This book contains no writing to frame the work outside of the dust jacket and a single sentence at the end of the book In order to fully appreciate this book, I think other context is needed, such as this talk of Lawrence Weschler without this context, the book is still a charming object of a convenient size, suitable for starting further explorations into David Hockney or serving as a supplement

  6. Mills College Library Mills College Library says:

    759.2 H685y 2012

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10 thoughts on “A Yorkshire Sketchbook

  1. Esopion Esopion says:

    Really liked the orientation of this book landscape and how each page spread contains soley the sketches with no extra text that gets in the way of the drawings Felt like I was flipping through his actual sketchbook

  2. Sigrun Hodne Sigrun Hodne says:

    Great sketches, but a short essay saying smth about the artist s thoughts and ideas would have made the book even better.

  3. Charlotte Whiteing Charlotte Whiteing says:

    Some lovely illustrations, I would have loved some little captions orinformation about the drawings

  4. Colin Colin says:

    A simply beautiful collection of observations and mark making Made in Yorkshire.

  5. John John says:

    You won t get any less than the title promises you ll get wonderful David Hockney sketches of the Yorkshire countryside Many of these sketches beautifully communicates the structure of trees and shrubs, the mood of the sky, the textures of weeds, and the lay of the land There are also a few sketches from town and of interiors, also capably evoking these scenes This is also the complete sketchbook except for a few pages, with a number of missed attempts expressing the vulnerability of the pro You won t get any less than the title promises you ll get wonderful David Hockney sketches of the Yorkshire countryside Many of these sketches beautifully communicates the structure of trees and shrubs, the mood of the sky, the textures of weeds, and the lay of the land There are also a few sketches from town and of interiors, also capably evoking these scenes This is also the complete sketchbook except for a few pages, with a number of missed attempts expressing the vulnerability of the process.You won t get anythan the title promises this book is a sketchbook of the Yorkshire region from April of 2004 This book contains no writing to frame the work outside of the dust jacket and a single sentence at the end of the book In order to fully appreciate this book, I think other context is needed, such as this talk of Lawrence Weschler without this context, the book is still a charming object of a convenient size, suitable for starting further explorations into David Hockney or serving as a supplement

  6. Mills College Library Mills College Library says:

    759.2 H685y 2012

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