View the video on Eelco Maan
and the website of Archan Nair
and the google search bringing up other related artists:
Notice the range in these works from total non-objectivity to those which let subject matter emerge or sit on top of the fluid ground.
Which do you personally prefer? Explain why you prefer particular pieces in terms of aesthetic or emotional responses or the ideas evoked.
These particular artists are more commercially active and used in advertisting and decorating. Could you see either artists works in a museum, why or why not? Why are they often exclusive venues?
These techniques of working or buiilding a fluid ground can be applied to illustrations of all sorts from textiles to children’s illustrations. Can you link to some others?
How far do you want to go in creating imagery on top of your fluid ground, if any? Why?