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

David Hockney my window

Presentation of David Hockney

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Presentation D.Hockney 1

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Presentation D.Hockney 3
Presentation D.Hockney 3

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Presentation D.Hockney 1

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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 3:

Look carefully at the different light of each view and paint them with acrylics.

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Realisation Step 2:

Draw the views of your window, using a pencil.

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Realisation Step 4:

Associate the two paintings together in a wooden window frame or two identical frames.

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