Sunday, November 27, 2011

WEEK 35 / A Small Basket of Strawberries

A Small Basket of Strawberries
James Aponovich
oil on canvas, 8" x 10", 2011

It is now holiday season and time is getting tight. For me, this is as simple as it gets, a basket of strawberries composed within a triangle, smack in the middle with a horizontal line of Italian pine trees and the distant buildings.

Compositional Study: A Small Basket of Strawberries

Or so it seems. Actually the still life is slightly shifted to the left, the vertical axis resting on the Golden Section. In other words, it's dynamically askew.

copyright 2011 James Aponovich

1 comment:

  1. It has been nice to see reproductions of your work and your comments Jim. - Mark