What Does the Composition Convey?

A composition, in many aspects, is the task of placing visual components on a canvas.  This may sound simple but may be, in fact, amazingly complex.  The arrangement of objects can convey diverse ideas and one has to decide what one is attempting to communicate to the viewer.  For example, a simple triangular composition withContinue reading “What Does the Composition Convey?”

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”

Offering a Local Art Class

On six consecutive Tuesday evenings, from February 26th – April 2nd 2013, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, I’ll be offering a drawing class at the Fortuna Fabric and Craft Shop – 2045 Main St. in Fortuna, California.  All skill levels are welcome.  The class cost is $100 plus supplies (drawing paper, pencils & an eraser).  TheContinue reading “Offering a Local Art Class”