Wonderful Gouache Techniques by Lawrence Yang

brushes and hills painting

There paintings show the amazing gouache techniques and artistry of Lawrence Yang, who also works as an Apple employee. Lawrence’s uncle is already an established painter from Taiwan, who has inspired him in his own creative endeavours. Check out the video process the end of this post for more of his background information.

Above: “Hills”.

watercolor and gouache on paper

Above: “Bait”: Ink, watercolor and gouache on paper.

Lawrence’s site explains:

Lawrence Yang wrestles with informational abstractions by day and paints by night. Influenced by graffiti art and traditional Chinese painting, he employs ink, marker, and watercolor, as the permanence of this media adds a sense of immediacy to his work. Lawrence’s paintings make use of color to communicate atmosphere and emotion, and they are concerned primarily with creating order out of chaos (and vice versa). Lawrence once ate an entire bag of Fun Size Three Musketeers™. He lives in San Francisco with his imaginary pets, Cholo and Binky [read more].

Big Doodle 2 illustration

Above: “Big Doodle 2” illustration.

Experiment 071810

Above: “Experiment 071810”

Mirage painting of ink and watercolor on paper

Above: “Mirage”: Painting of ink and watercolor on paper.

Ruins illustration

Above: “Ruins”

Seussian Pink painting

Above: “Seussian Pink” Gouache painting.

Sleep With The Fishes painting

Above: “Sleep With The Fishes”.

Under Construction painting

Above: “Under Construction”.

Wonderful Gouache Techniques

Above: “Cataclysm”

Video of Lawrence Yang’s Gouache Techniques in Motion

the Art of Lawrence Yang from Jonny Kloberdanz on Vimeo.

Credits: All images and video copyright © Lawrence Yang. Please head over to his site for more fantastic work, including his work processes. Some of his paintings are available to purchase, too.

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