Piet Dieleman Atelier

2013.2.019-L1290482-600h

Sketchbook notes
subject …. sentiment …. something without sentiment …. monochrome grid …. how to put content in a painting …. without subject …. can a motif be neutral …. nothing is neutral …. everything has taste …. it must be light …. generate instability …. a grid gives repetition …. the pictorial doesn’t …. all objects equivalent …. the available space is the canvas …. concrete and flat …. emptiness …. the absence of subject …. the absence becomes a mirror that can generate content …. the grid as change/substitute…. another track/direction …. something about colour …. drawings …. which are fragments …. the fragmentation of the image …. like broken glass …. fragmentation …. reality …. motif …. fragmentation as motif …. the drawings extend to the edge …. drawings …. the colour lies on the paper …. light is colour …. paintings …. colour is presence …. form …. structure …. white is absence …. should they be circles or rectangles …. colour compression …. black …. brown ….. dark blue …. dark purple …. red sienna …. umber …. the absence of the object …. colour range as differentiation of possible differences …. catalyst for indicating various areas of content …. the instability gives the painting an infinite quality as opposed to the finite nature of central perspective …. new space …. mental space …. paint …. glass …. paintings with glass reflect the surroundings …. the paint reflects the colour of the surroundings …. paint behind glass reflects the surroundings in colour …. it is for the viewer to invest the painting with meaning …. the viewer’s morals are reflected in the painting …. paintings generate movement that cannot be defined in a single direction …. piet dieleman

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