Saturday, October 16, 2010
analyze your work and Maryland Pastel Society Show
After analyzing both I have listed their reasons for success:
1. they each have a dominant value
2. dominant color (top- orange, bottom-golden yellow)
4.strong focal point with two other "lead around" points
6.exciting mark making with quiet spots
7.shapes-interesting with variance
One interesting fact for me the top field painting has a center of interest that is in the foreground...very unusual for me...but I was obsessed with that field. It's a plein air painting. The bottom painting is a studio pastel completed from many small studies.
Analyze your own work at least once a month.... See your patterns, good and bad.