Five Wavy Lines, 1973-4
These eleven drawings are only the beginning of repeating the same drawing intentions over and over again on the same-sized paper. I dealt with lines across the page here as if they marked horizon lines. My interest in the horizontal line equates with the view from my studio window at CalArts my last year and…
Untitled Drawings, 2012
These drawings have no meaning. They are mere vehicles to move the colored pencil around the paper in a fairly uniform way. They are all small, maybe 9 inches by 8 inches. A contrast to the large black and white drawings also executed in this year.
2021 Commission Installation, Washington, D.C.
This drawing is 67 inches in height and 57 inches wide. The media used are colored pencil and permanent marker on heavy rag paper.
These small drawings came out of seeing a tiny pile of twigs on my drawing table. The twigs had broken off apple tree branches with which I was making a large sculpture. I made the little pile because I knew that there was something interesting there. In order to find the vision I imagined I…
These drawings are derived from photographs that were taken of the hanging wrapped branch sculptures, the All Tied Up Series (https://lynhorton.net/category/art/2019/). Individual photographs were traced along a dividing line placed on a 15 inch by 11 inch piece of paper. The same traced image was then flipped and positioned in the other side of the…
30 Simples, Late Summer, 2020
These drawings are the products of discerning the language value of drawn images of branch sections and groupings, some of them stemming from my imagination.
Language of the Branch, 2020
These images are photos which evolved out of the All Tied Up Series.
A Gallery Installation
Panels 1 and 2 of Transformation from the Root installed June, 2020 4 for Art, Lenox, MA
Transformation from the Root, #1-5, 2020
These pieces are all on canvas. They each measure sixty inches in height by twenty-two inches in width. They are made with acrylic, colored pencil and marker. The first layer is acrylic and forms the background. The second layer traces the shapes left by the dripping paint with permanent silver marking pen. The last…
Tree Kimono, 2019
The Tree Kimono is made in several parts. The total dimensions are 70 inches in width by 90 inches in height. The media are colored pencil and ink.