Rodjonesartist

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From Camera to Brush – Making the Transition From Photographer to Contemporary Abstract Painter, art commentary and inspiration.


MY BLOGS

  • Rod Jones Art Studio Blog http://www.rodjonesartistblog.com/

    From Camera to Brush – Making the Transition From Photographer to Contemporary Abstract Painter, art commentary and inspiration.

LATEST ARTICLES ( 146 )

  • Dialogue with a Canvas

    Oil on canvas  “Well my intimidating big blank canvas; what should we do today?”   “I said it before and I will say it again now— Rod; loosen it up, I don’t... Read more

    Posted on 16 October 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Painted Letter

    Oil on Canvas  The lost joy of receiving a written letter from a friend or loved one. One of my aunts was a prodigious letter writer, she would stay up half... Read more

    Posted on 09 October 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Harbinger of Fall

    Oil on Canvas Fall is the harbinger of color; that only nature has the right to display; I thought to myself as I stepped through the forest. Read more

    Posted on 02 October 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Good Earth on the Farm

    Oil on Canvas The corn stalks were so high they reached the sky, or so it seemed to a young boy spending his summers on his grandparents Colorado farm.  “Can yo... Read more

    Posted on 22 September 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Delft Blue

    Oil on Canvas 16” x 20” Blue is a most descriptive color. We can feel blue, a blue funk. We can be blue with cold. Blue laws. A blue Sunday city. Blue in the... Read more

    Posted on 15 September 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Self Talk Behind the Easel

    Room to let, reads the sign in the window in a so-so neighborhood of London’s Finsbury Park. The empty room conjures up vacant space. What I; or we feel when... Read more

    Posted on 08 September 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • L’Art De La Mer

    Acrylic on Canvas with Copper The struggle for me is never the sea. You live the way you live, no matter where you stay. Upon the current lays the salt box... Read more

    Posted on 01 September 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Sixth Sense

    Oil on Canvas Like the first brush strokes on a blank canvas— so is the first few lines of a story— Most everyone has the use of all five senses; sight, hearing... Read more

    Posted on 25 August 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Pandemonium

    Oil on Canvas What I learned about writing from old movies. If you have the opportunity to watch and listen to the opening monologue from the movie, The... Read more

    Posted on 18 August 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Cosmology

    Oil on Canvas All art comes from the Universe, for that matter all creative thoughts come from the universe. I know it’s so much more fun to think “I’m so... Read more

    Posted on 11 August 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Fecund

    Oil on Canvas The unappeased creative imagination is dilemmatic by nature. You live your life programmed to be creative, which gives one a sense of exultation... Read more

    Posted on 04 August 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Ghost Ranch

    Oil on Canvas “My heroes have always been cowboys and they still are, it seems.” – Willie Nelson. It’s hard to say, if my painting Ghost Ranch was influenced... Read more

    Posted on 28 July 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Rhythm of Moment – Sagacity

    Oil on Canvas “I do not need a lifetime— I just need an hour of innocence from my childhood to create a work of art.” – Rod Jones Artist  Most wise; but immatur... Read more

    Posted on 21 July 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Entrancement

    Oil on Canvas Entrancing— power of three; the third eye; precognition? Nope, not even… no way. One could write a novel; one could write three novels, one could... Read more

    Posted on 14 July 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Versette

    Oil on Canvas A poet? I am not— I may paint like one, when the muse is graceful or shows volition or more often, as not, sympathy to my guided brush. Read more

    Posted on 30 June 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Coulant (Flowing)

    Oil on Canvas Our thoughts flow— to and fro, making tideways, channelizing compulsively, weighty and sometimes arbitrary ideas, revealing an uncanny mindful... Read more

    Posted on 23 June 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Poe’s Reign

    Oil on Canvas Somewhat on the darker side, and perhaps a bit hauntingly mysterious, but not macabre. This work could find a comfortable wall, hanging out in... Read more

    Posted on 09 June 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Silva Pluvia, (rain Forest)

    “When God created nature; art was inevitable” Rod Jones Artist Perhaps one of the best examples of art and nature, is rendered on cave walls. Read more

    Posted on 02 June 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Perceptions

    Oil Painting Does the world need another written word or for that matter another painting? There once was a time when a group of well chosen words could alter... Read more

    Posted on 25 May 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE
  • Living in a Window

    It may not be a surprise to some, but it certainly is to many. A painting has some attributes of being a living thing, not in the traditional interpretation of... Read more

    Posted on 08 May 2019 ART & DESIGN, CULTURE