Tag : Titian

How the hell do you compose a face?

How the hell do you compose a face?

In an earlier blogpost I talked about Titian’s great skills of composition. Here I want to show that even when he paints a face he is composing, trying like crazy to create a feeling of rightness, of harmony.    Most people would say a portrait is good if it looks like the person, and the closer it […]

WHY TITIAN IS SO DAMN GOOD

WHY TITIAN IS SO DAMN GOOD

Why do we find some pictures more appealing to us than others? To me this is not purely a question of personal taste; there is something objective about it. For example, no-one could argue that pattern is not innately appealing. We just like it. So when we find the principles of pattern embedded within a painting […]