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David Hockney my window

Workshop David Hockney

my Window

  • British artist David Hockney spent time between 2009 and 2012 capturing scenes from window in former Yorkshire home.

  • 120 of the creations are published in 2019 in the Taschen publication David Hockney: My Window. 44 images were created on Hockney's iPhone using his thumb and the rest on his iPad with a stylus. 

  • We are going to create our own windows views, inspired by this artwork (but not using iPhone).

  • Time required: 2-3 sessions

Presentation of David Hockney

D.Hockney my Window Models.png

Realisation Step 1:
Take two pictures of the view of your window with two different atmospheres: for instance, one at day, one at night.

Realisation Step 2:
Draw the views of your window, using a pencil.

Capture d’écran 2020-12-12 à 20.10.57.

Realisation Step 3:
Look carefully at the different light of each view and paint them with acrylics.

Capture d’écran 2020-12-12 à 20.02.09.

Realisation Step 4:
Associate the two paintings together in a wooden window frame or two identical frames.

Room with a view DG.jpg
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