Sunset Mooring, Nova Scotia , by William H. Hays, 2004, oil painting, 38 x 28. With summer in full swing, I've been spending as much time as possible outdoors, going to concerts and plays, walking from place to place when I do my errands, and just finding every excuse for an outdoor excursion. Landscape...
When you think about it, you probably have a personal symbolism—objects or colors or landscape features that hold special meaning for you. These ideas can develop from our personal experiences, our culture, or books we've read. In the comic book realm, straightforward symbolism is expected...
G. Daniel Massad's pastel paintings (above, Studio , 2008) are eloquent examples of thoughtful, tension-filled compositions. I’m starting this year by reassessing my approach to painting and recommitting to more concentrated studio time. I don’t necessarily feel that I want to completely...
2 Jan 2011
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