Thoroughly enjoyed this interview with Krista Harris. I’m slowly starting to understand where abstract artists are coming from. I intend to make an abstract piece soon—maybe even tomorrow.
Generally speaking [for a strong painting], you really only need three or four values. Sometimes you need five, depending on the environment. But that is enough. And then… you let hue do the rest of the work.Jill Carver on The Plein Air Podcast
Not that this sounds easy to pull off!
She also recommended doing notans, which I’m sure would help a lot with the first part of this equation. I think I’m going to buy some brush pens and do some of those.
Why, as Christians, should we be content to see Christ only where we expect to see him? Perhaps we should follow the lead of the Gospels themselves and look for him where we least expect him to be, even in the contemporary art world.Daniel A. Siedell, God in the Gallery