Aim for the Big Look

Art by Christian Rohlfs

Art by Christian Rohlfs

Aim for the Big Look:

  • tough
  • brutal
  • uncompromising articulation of imagery & idea
  • extremes of technique, like most sensitive line ever, or thickest body of paint.

The need must find the idea & method.

These notes are from “Notes for a Young Painter”, by Hiram Williams, Prentice-Hall, 1963.

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Discreet Investigation of Exuberance - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn Untitled 2015-017 -  Oil on Canvas - 12 x 12 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Composition Number 5, 2013 - Acrylic on panel - 12 x 9 - © 2013 Marilyn Fenn Untitled (2015-008) - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn