Wednesday, February 27, 2013

I Invent a Verb

"Sultry Sleepy Eyes"
8 x 10 inches, oil on canvas
$200

 I pulled into the parking lot of the Art Center last night still not knowing what I wanted to do, palette-wise. Because I'd been busy all morning, my travel palette was a mess, and with no time to clean it (between the 3 year old's dance class, making dinner, blogging, you know...), I threw a disposable palette in my paint box and ran out the door.

It seemed like as good a time as any to pull something out of the "I've been meaning to try" bag:

The Zorn Palette
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  Red, Yellow Ocher, Black, White. That's it! So simple.
 And I'm going to declare my use of "Zorn" as a verb totally acceptable. I'll even give you permission to use it too.

Here's another Zorn spectrum. Great Zorning, dude!

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20 comments:

Dana Cooper said...

Love these examples Sarah, you make me want to zorn!

Sarah Sedwick Studio said...

Thanks, Dana! I know you are just as much of color play junkie as I am. A+ for using the new verb, BTW!

Candy Barr said...

Very cool post all around.. Let's Zorn again...nice!

Sarah Sedwick Studio said...

Thanks, Candy! If you Zorn, let me know! I'd love to show some other artists' effots alongside mine!

Arthur Monte De Oca said...

I think every artist's life gonna with gaining so much amazing knowledge. I love artwork and artistic idea with the artist.

Randall said...

Cool a Zorn color chart, thats amazing what colors can be achieved with it. Mmmmmm...yummy colors, I might give this a go and see how it turns out, very cool :) Nice portrait awesome colors.


~Randall

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