Meditation on Sonia Delaunay's Colors in Motion with Anjelika Deogirikar Grossman
Friday, February 3, 5:00 - 6:30pm PST
Join zoom 15 minutes early (4:45pm) for an informal meet and greet with the instructor and other class participants! Session instructions will begin promptly at 5:05pm PST so that everyone has plenty of time to join!
Last year, I discovered the Ukrainian-born artist Sonia Delaunay and was instantly inspired by her use of color in her paintings and her bold geometric textile designs. Learning more about the artist and her practice, I was inspired to explore Sonia’s use of color and geometric shapes in my own work. Along with her husband, their work became known as “Simultanism,” which describes how bold, contrasting colors in a composition can enhance each other. Recently I got to see one of Sonia Delaunay’s works up close at the Phillips Collection in DC and I was struck by her combination of contrasting colors that created a sense of the movement you could feel in the painting.
Your favorite watercolor paints — around 3-5 colors, some of Anjelika’s CfM favourites include Indigo, Cerulean, French Vermillion, Turquoise, and CfM Poppy
* 2-3 sheets of watercolor paper (cold press preferred) between 5”x7” to 8”x10”
* 1 scrap piece of watercolor paper for swatching
Brushes (small round or flat)
Pencil or pen
1 piece of scrap copy paper
optional: straight edge, colored pencils
Anjelika found her love for CfM when she was on the hunt for the perfect watercolors to match the landscape of Death Valley and Mojave Desert back in 2019. She loves typography, design and color theory and draws inspiration from textiles, political posters, and patterns found in nature. She is a scientist, researcher, educator and policy wonk.
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