Keep the good bits and descard the rest: That’s the goal in all creative work.
What would you change in an old piece of art to make it more fanciful? Would you add a new dimension or strange colors? Maybe some fringe?
I’ve been creating art with a simple vibe, by saying more with fewer parts.
In December I had the pleasure of hearing Transendence: How Humans Evolved through Fire, Language, Beauty and Time, read by the author, Gaia Vince. She follows the story of homo sapiens from their beginnings until now, and her full research and excellent storytelling make this book of non-fiction a real page turner! I was listening… Read more »
It turns out that you’re never too old to learn! Five months ago an artist buddy introduced me to the art principle of Notan, which is a Japanese word meaning light and dark harmony. Had I gone to art school, I would already have known about this way of looking at composition. How pleasing is… Read more »