Rules are made to be broken

In painting, there is an infrastructure of rules one could try to recall, such as: – avoid having any part of the subject dissect the canvas into halves either vertically or horizontally – don’t use black out of the tube – work the whole...

Painting outdoors in winter

One good thing about heading out the door in winter is that you know you can’t putter. Forget agonizing about what to paint, or making a leisurely decision about a compelling composition. You take charge of yourself and your tools, and set a brisk pace. Mix...