Respected plein air artist and author.
Website URL: http://www.MitchAlbala.com
The first compositional move any painter makes is to apply a limited focus. Whether it be a still life, an interior, a figure, or a landscape (which is the most all-inclusive of subjects), some portion of what we see must be excluded if we are to create a focused, effective composition. As Hans Hoffman put it, we must â€śeliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.â€ť