Gestural Abstract Painting Inspired by Willem de Kooning
Lately I’ve been fascinated by the work of Willem de Kooning and since I’ve learned more abstract painting techniques (like gestural painting for example), all I could think about was creating a tribute to this incredible artist.
Here are a few Willem de Kooning paintings to understand better my source of inspiration.
What fascinates me about gestural painting is that the final artwork feels like a snapshot or a short glimpse of a much larger and much more ample creative expression, almost like taking a photo of the stage in the middle of a concert.
This is a little behind the scenes of how my artwork came to life:
And the final painting: