With a Howard Hodgkin controversy still floating in my head, I happened to glance at my still life still in progress and found myself wondering if a little Howard Hodgkin at the center wouldn’t help things out — a loosening of the forms throughout the flowers. Some of it, as above, is already there, as you can see in this detail of the center flowers.
Below, a Howard Hodgkin for comparison:
And below the whole still life as it now stands:
I first wrote about it here.
I like my little guitarist.
She is at present the only part of the picture I am completely happy with, which makes this picture, at the moment, a Picture of a Spanish Guitarist “with bouquet of flowers and other stuff near by.” So, you see, I’m still dealing with myopia — only likeing parts of my picture.