Artist Bob Booth explains the thought processes he uses to add colour to a painting. If you are following our lesson you will no doubt find this information useful when you begin to add colour in stage 3. Your main concern is the integrity of the painting and its composition.
“The difficulty with adding colour is, there aren't any rules to it and it's very hard to know if you're getting it right.” Artist Bob Booth explains...
Music has a profound affect on people, it has the power to move people to tears of pain or joy. So it’s no surprise that people claim it affects their artwork. Both are sensory mediums that tap into our emotions but how much does one affect the other?
Perhaps painting with a long brush offers artists more than just an extension of their arm. Although we can’t probe Matisse for answers on why he used such a ridiculously long brush we do have an artist today who uses a long paintbrush, artist Bob Booth.
You need to be able to return to the painting and see it as though it is not your work otherwise the likely outcome will be to follow the same dead-ends as before.
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