thoughts on landscape (nature) painting
beyond technique and photorealism is where the poetic lies. the author who is a master
pastelist recognized and awarded by pastel society of America, share her life story and thought on landscape painting. she draws an interesting analogy between a poet and a painter and the similarities that exist between the two disiplines
the poet choooses from an immense pool of vacabulary what most succintly describes her point. the landscape painter also chooses to focus on few specific points of color, shape and lighting from the vast ing amount of detail facing her.