Monthly Archives: November 2015

Nice Hat You’re wearing.

That statement is a compliment—praise, approval, kudos, etc. Blue and orange, violet and yellow, red and green—they are complements. In traditional color theory it is considered that they make a balance. Think of the color wheel with a pencil going … Continue reading

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Am I Blue?

Well, no. But Billie Holiday, who wrote the song of the same title, was much of the time and so was Picasso, at least for a certain period—his “Blue Period”. As a young, just-moved-to Paris-artist, Picasso found himself broke and … Continue reading

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Picture This

“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.” Plutarch I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the … Continue reading

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