Monthly Archives: July 2011

How Our Penchant for Continuity Creates Unity

 Here is one of our brain’s strongest detectors of spatial location and, a tool for creating unity in a painting. You and I assume that an object in front blocks the view of an object behind. Hold up one hand … Continue reading

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Density and Intensity

Patterns of dense textural intensity seduce us.  In painting there is the perception ( real or illusory) that textured density requires much labor; and therefore, the greater the illusion of density the greater the perception of intensity and perceived value. … Continue reading

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