The Cook Islands People Project: New drawings added
On Wednesday 22 May 2013, I have drawn the 148th portrait of people living in the Cook Islands. None of the drawings take longer than half an hour… they are…
Judith has sketched Tango dancers in Buenos Aires.
In Honolulu, Judith met and sketched Hula dancers. She attended Hula classes and rehearsals at the Kamehameha High School, and worked with individual dancers.
Although inspired by sketches of dancers, the theme Puzzle Pieces refers to different aspects of relationships: The bodies of two people can knot or intertwine like three dimensional puzzle pieces….
“Musicians are inspiring. The concentration for making music is the same as required for drawing, and to be in the company of life musicians always makes me want to sketch…
Like her dance studies, Judith’s live drawings are focused on movement, that is, the model dances into the gesture and holds it – depending on the difficulty of the pose…
“Most of these seashells come from secluded beaches of Mangaia, the southern-most of the Cook Islands. Because it’s not a good idea to collect shells, I was looking for very…
The Kura, or Rimatara Lorikeets, are native in the Southern Cook Islands, but had been hunted to extinction 200 years ago, because of their beautiful red feathers. Fortunately they…
Judith went to Eastern China in March 2009 and in May 2011 to Western China. Both journeys were art & culture tours organized by Amy Loewan for the Visual Arts…
Sketchbook Therapy Art Tour
Every once in a while, you find a combination of person, program, and place that is simply overwhelming. This is one of those times: Judith Kunzlé, her wonderful Sketchbook Therapy,…
The Success of Cook Islands Art
Fertile soil for Art Art is booming here, in the Cook Islands. Our many overseas visitors are certainly partly responsible for this success, but there are other reasons why our…
Decorative… or deep and meaningful?
“A work of art is either decorative or deep and meaningful.” This prejudice creates a lot of tension and defensiveness in the art world. But is there really a conflict…
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