Or to make you think twice before next you see me.
Spot the space goblin?
Find a place in the real world which looks otherworldly. These human-made grassy mounds were spotted on a train journey then elaborated on for this painting:
|boat in the clouds|
|dawn in blue|
|Journey of a Space Goblin|
But it's not just me who likes fantastical. Honest. Here are some from ***Other Artists*** in the Art in Healthcare Collection.
These first two are by Peter Standen, an Edinburgh artist. He takes well known locations, often Edinburgh, and shows them as he imagines them in the far far future.
Try a landscape in sombre colours to give the feeling of something huge having happened.
View From Calton Hill
Depict your pets doing odd things:
57 x 68 cm
More cats. People like cats.
What's For Tea
66 x 76 cm
62.5 x 72.5 cm
Alan Davie. Look closely for buildings, gardens, roads, trees, mountains and many curious things.
Try this with black ink or black paint. Or a felt tip marker.
Between the Villages
73 x 62 cm
A scene from Greek mythology. Enhanced by its title. Without reading the title you might not guess at it being an other-worldly painting at all.
Icarus Falling to Earth
53 x 69 cm
I would not go on that.
What do you see?
Try a big bold drawing using lovely soft charcoal, or conte crayons for a harder line:
Nine Pine Trees
Mixed Media and Collage
100 x 110cm
Three Flying Crowns...
Choose some objects from around your house, make them fly!:
The Flying Crowns
mixed media and collage
67 x 60 cm
A magical fantastical giraffey dreamscape by Maki Hamada. I was at art college with Maki.
acrylic and gouache mixed media and collage
67 x 60 cm
A very happy scene. Starry volcanoes, flying house.
Nothing is Impossible..II
50 x 63 cm
I love this. A real building (demolished 1964) in a fantastical moonlit setting. With sunflowers.
Royal Arch (Dundee) Fantasy
And your other worlds?