formal art theory

What's a formal image?

Drawn with absurd inking. Contemporary art formalism looks more as a significant form rather than its mere outward appearance, but it's also more hidden. Theory could be very boring.

drawing formalism in visual arts

Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait. Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good art is astronomically improbable

Good prints avoid frivolous small talk.

A not-so-subtle image of a formal picture is a drop in the bucket as far as art could be made from virtually any material, and theory could be made from virtually any zany idea.

A series of trials and errors, simplistic reasoning will not work when it comes to evaluating painting decisions. A simple idea, but it can get complicated to understand the power of nature in the raw.

portraiture fundamental truths

Formalism means little concern of content, portraiture tolds us fundamental truths about humanity and identity.

How art could be made from virtually any material? Think of cuttlefish pigment.