In the realm of color, more is not necessarily better. Learn how limiting color choices can produce more harmonious paintings.
Category: Landscape Theory
Discover the power of the notan, a type of compositional study uniquely suited to defining patterns and shapes.
Simplification, expressive brushwork, flattening the space, and saturated color can move a painting toward abstraction
Color studies: a powerful way to helps painters flex their color mixing muscles and find the most effective color solution.
Five key steps, often overlooked by plein air painters, can increase your chances of success.
Referencing photographs too closely can be hazardous to you work. Here are strategies to overcome the tyranny of the photo reference.
With a “color-priority” system, the Impressionists allowed colors to retain their intrinsic color identity.
In plein air we attempt a direct translation of color, while In the studio, we are freer to be inventive with color.