I look for the right balance of unity and variety in shape, size, and texture. The color has to support the intention of the composition and be pleasing to my eye.
The energy of color unleashes emotion like massage releases muscle tension. And the identification of color ranges to experiences is part of the pure joy of seeing with the heart. Color energy has the power to restore.
Yellow Trees by The Sea is a glimpse of Nature waking on a sunny, blue day in Gloucester. Rocks and earth reflect both the warm sun and cool sky, all seems to glitter with the energy of Cape Ann Light.
There is more to the art of seeing than just looking. It is a process of perceiving the whole. That perception is tempered by experience, and translated into an artistic vision by the mind’s eye.