Over the course of six workshops, three before Christmas and three after, we'll explore some little-known traditional and contemporary ways of designing a composition. (No, not the rule of 'thirds.')
A well put-together painting depends on invisible underpinnings. These abstract-looking structures can either be clothed with realistic imagery or kept more abstract. The scaffoldings hold the painting up. They are invisible to the viewer, but a big part of whether a composition feels 'right,’ between organised, satisfying and dynamic.