Allowing answers to be revealed…….

As my computer is being is a little off colour at the moment – until solution is found I will be re blogging this week. Janet:)

My Life as an Artist (2)

it seems to me that we spend our lives trying to solve problems by looking at what seem like the  obvious solution.   For example, when painting a portrait it is quite common to see an artist struggling with one area of the face, let’s say the nose.     Back and forth we go adding and deleting paint, when often all that’s needed is a shadow next to the nose….and voila – the answer is revealed. 

In this instance, to reveal the calla lily, I have gone into the area surrounding it, or what we call the negative space…….

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All the white in this image is dry white paper.

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A Bientôt

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