Tuesday, 22 March 2011
Overlapping of shapes and forms in painting is a powerful technique to create space. When an overlapped shape is larger, warmer in temperature or has stronger elements that advance shapes, the overlapped shape will be seen behind the overlapping shape. On the left side of my painting, Burpee Tomatoes, the cooler green tomato is seen in front of the warmer orange tomato. This is despite the fact that warm colors advance and cool colors recede.
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Posted by Arlene Babad, artist at 03:05