Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Inspirations from the Met Part 5: Technique

Of all these things, I think what I wrestle with the most is technique, and where I personally want to go with it. Should I use higher chromas, or mostly grays? Should I let my brushstrokes remain more visible, or obliterate them? Build more texture in the light areas or not? Might I use more soft edges to create atmosphere, or keep my work crisp but subtle?

I think I am beginning to answer some of these questions for myself, but no doubt I will continue to sway. Part of me hopes that I never fully make up my mind so that I will not find myself in a routine.

That is it for my images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I hope you have also been inspired!


kerry said...

Thanks for posting the beautiful hand poses, Lacey.

Karena said...

Very inspired Lacey!

Perfect for carrying art supplies!

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