Friday, September 28, 2007

Painted with Words

photo by marguerita
Venus,my lovebird against my painting Jacob in Blue
Frustrated at how to convey the reality that even transparent elements — water and air — have complex color ranges, he ends up shouting on paper: “No blue without yellow and orange.”
“The chrome yellow 1 sky almost as bright as the sun itself, which is chrome yellow 1 with a little white, while the rest of the sky is chrome yellow 1 and 2 mixed, very yellow, then. ... There are many repetitions of yellow in the earth, neutral tones, resulting from the mixing of violet with yellow.” the countryside,the limpidity of the atmosphere and the gay color effects.I revel in it like a cicada.”-Van Gogh

Shouldn’t a community of artists be based on collaboration rather that competition?

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