Rhythm and color are the most important elements in abstract art.
“Birds on a fence”
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.
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.
A vanishing point, said Bonny, can create a sense of nostalgia.
When painting a portrait… you should place your subject
in a posture that has ongoing implications.
Excellent! said Bonny.
Ditto’s walking home alone for the first time today, said Bonny.
He’ll be fine, said Pablo, do we have any more wine?
Do you miss Ditto, said Bonny, since he started school?
What? said Pablo, I’m sorry… I must have been napping.
Maybe it’s time to put Ditto in school…
What, said the teacher, do you want?