Comp-osition and Where It Leads Us

A painting’s composition determines where one’s eye travels over the painting to create interest and bring the eye back to the element(s) the artist wants to emphasize.  In addition to the value of visual beauty the painting points to objects and communicates “look at this!”  In the piece above the lines jetting outward would leadContinue reading “Comp-osition and Where It Leads Us”

Good Painting Tools

Good tools make all the difference whether it is creating a painting our building a house!  Today I received a new supply of paints, canvases, drawing paper and brushes.   Just looking at blank canvases sets my imagination on high drive.  The complete set of paint pictured above is the limited palette which I have usedContinue reading “Good Painting Tools”