Day in Bed

paintings, process, sketches, travel

I’ve spent most of the day in bed today due to a hurt back, so I’ve enjoyed the sketchbook-

Protection

sketches

Flower: shade forest flower, arms painted with watercolor and charcoal taken from old growth cedar tree stump -remained from clearings 100 years ago

I saw her on the metro, and other romantic musings-

amor, sketches

On the way to Incheon airport on the Seoul metro, I only caught a glimpse of her face, as it had been mostly buried in a book.  Her clothes and suitcases were earthier in style than the de facto black jackets and white sneakers that most everyone else was wearing.  Her luggage seemed heavy but she moved it effortlessly.  In that moment I fell in love with her, and then the doors opened and we all hustled away in the crowd in different directions.

Young stylish father with two sons on vespa in Hanoi, Lunar New Year 2018

A continuation of the romantic mood.  How should time be spent?

First paintings of 2018 posted

emilia kallock, paintings, sketches
Americana, amor, sketches, watercolor

The first painting is an illustration to the following poem from the 1200s by a woman from Antwerp.

Knowing love in herself.

I do not complain of suffering for Love,

It is right that I always obey her,

For I can know her only as she is in herself,

Whether she commands in storm or in stillness.

This is a marvel beyond my understanding,

Which fills my whole heart

And makes me stray wild in a desert.

 

The other sketch is about control, and the last two are about people coming together to talk about exciting new ideas.

 

 

 

 

sketches of Frenchface evening at Revolver

human figure, sketches, watercolor
sketches

Paper sketches, themes from Chile

sketches, watercolor

More joie de vivre in parks and plazas in Chile. Most all these sketches are done live of people, and my daughter and her friend playing in these great tree and playground-equipment filled civic spaces.  Tree in the Plaza, watercolor and pen on paper, 11 by 9 in. Emilia Kallock 2017Plaza Villa Alemana, watercolor on paper, 11 by 9 in. Emilia Kallock 2017Pintando en el Parque, watercolor on paper, 10 by 8 in Emilia Kallock 2017
Antonia and Gabriella en Plaza Belloto, Watercolor on paper, 11 by 9 in Emilia Kallock 2017Juegos Scene, Chile, watercolor on paper,9 by 11 in. Emilia Kallock 2017