Tag Archives: Aesthetic Choices

In Praise of Things You Don’t Like

Artists, as aesthetes, tend to surround themselves with things they like.  Part of their aesthetic is about what they select and what they discard.  Ordinary people do this in their everyday lives, too.  The totality of their comfortable existence is … Continue reading

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The Best of Times

We often see critiques of music as being too derivative, formulaic, unoriginal, passé or just plain uninspired.  There does seem to be a strange herd mentality at work, where everybody thinks they have to reproduce the latest genre, regardless of … Continue reading

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How To Choose Colours

I like to create a colour unity, but I also like to experiment.  These are some of the actual methods I have used to choose the colour schemes in my paintings: Choose only Primaries – use only the primary colours. … Continue reading

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