A Small Basket of Strawberries
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