Composition is one of those aspects of paint learning that will never be complete. You can never sign off and say, "Well, I learned that now on to painting". Composition
In the sketch pad lately I have been paring things down to the barest essentials. Trying to tell my stories with less and less. Merging forms; enveloping them in shadow
I recently read someone's comments concerning Jeff Koon's enormous hyper-polished steel balloon dog sculptures.
It got me wondering how we can or should judge art. I saw Koon's gallery show in
Here is a detail from a work in progress. An oil called At the Villa Paradiso. Some paintings slam into me, fully fleshed out and only needing to be "transcribed'