To coincide with Imagine’s Premiere of David Hockney – A Bigger Picture on BBC1 Tuesday 30 June at 10.35PM, the artist is giving away as downloads three of his recent original iPhone art images available for 48 hours only. You can put these digital images onto your phone or computer. I ‘ve posted recently on […]
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BBC Has Original David Hockney iPhone Art Downloads for 48 Hours

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To coincide with Imagine’s Premiere of David Hockney – A Bigger Picture on BBC1 Tuesday 30 June at 10.35PM, the artist is giving away as downloads three of his recent original iPhone art images available for 48 hours only. You can put these digital images onto your phone or computer.

I ‘ve posted recently on the iPhone art created by the renowned British artist David Hockney “ and enjoyed seeing it very much.  The three images available for download at the BBC site are all great examples of Hockney ‘s newfound passion “ my favorite of the three is shown above.

The images are all sized at 320X480 for the iPhone, and of course they also work well as wallpapers.

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The BBC ‘s post also offers some great background on how Hockney produced these images, how rapidly he is creating these images, and why he is enjoying the medium so much.

David Hockney wakes up just before the dawn, takes his phone and from his bed starts to draw the cut flowers by his window, using the ‘Brushes’ app. With his thumb brushing the screen he works on the same scale you can see in front of you. It’s a medium he started using tentatively five months ago but in just the last seven weeks he’s made over 200 of these images. He likes the medium for its directness and speed, the ability to draw and paint at the same time, and the instant delivery.

The full article has lots more details and is well worth a read “ check it out HERE.

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