Is the use of a focal point in a painting discretionary? It has been argued that a painting doesn’t have the strength of composition without one. I am taking an online art course that includes the topic of focal points. The viewpoint taught is that all paintings must have one. It is in doing this […]
“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments.”~Jim Rohn Yes, I did it! I completed my Art20k challenge to paint 20,000 square inches for the year 2013. My actual total for this year is 20,262 square inches. Last year, I painted over 15,000 and added 5,000 more for this year. I’m glad I […]
Less is more~Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Janet pushes the limit with size and color. Do you like red?
“Working with a limited palette of elements leaves a designer nowhere to hide.” ~Michael Bierut Could this be the same for the Art World? Ken Auster says, “When using a limited palette you solve most of your problems. You can’t mix the wrong color, although you may put it in the wrong place.” […]
A friend of famous artist S. C. Yuan, Walter Georis, describes Yuan’s painting habits, “I remember that he was constantly trying to break some rules. He felt it necessary, In order to be a little bit mad at painting or bitter. He needed to be somewhat bitter in order to create the excitement […]