By Edgar A. Whitney
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About a place or a thing or a person. feeling symptom. But the a is them about or else, to tell express, vou communicate with symbols, and any symbol must be lated. You it, different language of paint, especially in the watercolor ince of which Know partial statement, is relying heavily medium, the last is a much more in the natural prov- on the power of suggestion. that in each area you have only three "labels": the area; (3) silhouette at the This formu- logically select the few essences of the complex subject and express them Color; (2) texture in (1) edge of that piece of value meeting a different value.
The above can minor lesser or it is difficult to qualify It the large area of the optical center of the interesting area should be a different measure from the four edges of the picture. Linear subordination to a center or radiation is an excellent device to help establish a center of interest. Contrive lines, volumes, thrusts, shadows, a series of spots or things, that area cam' the eye from any edge where the center of interest is to of the paper into the approximate be established. PATTERNS Design values are going to be thought into vour paintings or vou in the rectangle.
There is interlocking of land and Expression of the sea's freshness was insured by finishing the twenty minutes. Gradation is in size in sea in the shoreline. full sheet in seen in the large piece. ) The blue color dominance cannot be seen in this black and white reproduction. This painting won first honorable mention in an American Watercolor Society Annual. 31 virtuoso, technically, but your painting SIX your painting does not have a distinguished pattern, be mediocre. PATTERN SCHEMES There are ful will if six broad value pattern schemes, which make tried, tested, and proven to be success- of effect: (1) for readability, lucidity of statement, and breadth A piece of lighter value in darker values; piece of darker value in lighter values; (2) a area and and a large dark area in midtones; (4) a small dark (3) a small light area gradation, in any direction, up, down, or across; large light area in midtones; (5) a (6) "all-over pattern" as in textile design—an equal surface tension or visual strength throughout the rectangle.
Complete Guide to Watercolor Painting by Edgar A. Whitney