Friday, January 6, 2012
January 6, 2012 Still Life
Still Life #33 22" x 22", gouache on w/c paper
This year I plan to continue my investigation of the idea of still life. I am also, focusing on the ideas of Joseph Alber's about color. He says, as color is almost never seen alone its visual perception is relative.
Still Life #34 22"x22", gouache on w/c paper
Color deceives continually. The same color evokes innumerable readings. Because of the interaction of color two very different colors can look alike, or nearly alike.
Still Life #35 22"x22", gouache on w/c paper
It is important to see color action as well as feel color relatedness. As we work with color we develop observation and
Still Life #36 22"x22", gouache on w/c paper
It is through practice that we arrive at theory. We must learn to see, before we learn theory. This way of searching will lead from visual realization of the interaction between color and color to an awareness of the dependence of color with form and placement, with quantity, with quality and with pronouncement.