Rhythm and color are the most important elements in abstract art.
“Birds on a fence”
Water is the most difficult and rewarding of subjects.
The art of painting, said Bonny, is to capture one of life’s moments on canvas. The art of living is to let those moments go.
What? said Blurtso. I can’t hear you over the leaves.
Exploiting the grey scale, said Bonny, can give your canvas a dramatic quality.
A humble figure in a magnificent setting can be sublime.
Roger Miller? said Bonny. Yes, I’ve heard of him.
Oh, bray again, bright angel!
wherefore art thou Pablómeo?
Pablómeo sayest thee?
By such a name am I not that what I am…
but wouldst Pablo become Pablómeo…
if such be thine demand…
pale past be gone, faint future damned…
for thee this present present,
that be that I am!
My rose, my sun, my Pablómeo…
my faithful heart that beats,
a burro that’s called a burro,
by another name smells as sweet…
A vanishing point, said Bonny, can create a sense of nostalgia.