Tagged: composition

Imaginative Realism

After being impressed by James Gurney’s book on Color and Light, I was interested in picking up a copy of another of his process books titled Imaginative Realism – How to Paint What Doesn’t...

The Colour and the Shade

Continuing the process of documenting the development of my current painting, I’m now looking at using ‘studies’ to resolve the more difficult passages prior to beginning work on the final piece. Having chosen a...

Finding Objects in the Clouds

The next installment in my short series focusing on the planning of a painting is about the process of taking the rough compositional idea created during the thumbnail stage and fleshing it out into...

Hitting the Thumbnail on the Head

With the mindset of focused continual improvement, I am using my current piece to explore a more extensive developmental process. This goal was detailed in a previous post, (Let’s Start from the Beginning) –...

Let’s Start From The Beginning

My focus at the moment is to develop a deeper understanding and the skills required to better conceptualise a piece of artwork, prior to jumping in and attacking the final piece head on. The...