So I just thought I would share a little bit about what I am making today. The thinking might relate to something you are working on too.
As many of you know, I am a big proponent of understanding value contrast.
When there is big differences in value, however, it can make the differences of color feel less by comparison.
The other cool idea that I tried that has really helped this busy little painting, is using the differences of complexity. In other words, having open areas as well as busy areas.
Once I opened up this design, the work became a lot stronger.
Of course this idea is hard to just write about so to have a look below, and let me know in the comments if you can relate to these ideas.
I hope your year is starting off great….
I decided at the last minute to do a 60 day clean diet challenge where most of what I love to eat and drink won’t be around for awhile…
But I figure this will give me so much energy that I will be able to make a ton more art!
What things are you going to do differently this year?
Let us all know in the comments below.
I hope this first Sunday of 2020 is fabulous!
PS So the Season of Learning is almost upon us again… And it is all starting with our Free Art2Life Workshop! It starts on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14th. If you hop on the waitlist now you won’t miss any of the goodness that is coming your way.
Super excited for this year and all that is coming for us all ….
the founder of Art2Life.
With over 20 years experience as a working artist and educator, I’ve developed a systematic approach that brings authenticity, spontaneity and joy back into the creative process.