"The most important aspects of a painting is VALUE and DESIGN. These two trump colour, texture etc." Nicholas Wilton
Value is essentially the lightness and darkness of a colour. The correct use of value gives a painting (both abstract and representational) depth.
I must admit, because I use a lot of colour, the values can sometimes go awry and I have to always be very conscious of that. So getting more of a grip on this, is my goal for this aspect of the course.
The second assignment of the Art2Life course, was to create two boards using only black and
white. I based one on one of my failed paintings to see where I could
make improvements and the other was purely abstract.
This one still exists as shown, I have yet to put colour on it
The first one, received some limited palette colour:
I have not taken this one forward and I shall have to find it again in my pile of unfinished boards. I can see it is too busy (so obvious now) and it needs to be unified.
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Interior Light, after Henri le Sidaner
Pallete knife painting
Oil on archival canvas panel
18x24cm (approx 7x10")
Day 16 of the monthly challenge Available in my Etsy store
Summer Light still life after Henri le Sidaner
Palette knife painting
Oil on canvas panel
24x30 cm (10" x 12")
Day 17 in the 30 day challenge
Available in my Etsy store