Saturday, June 29, 2013
An 8x10 pastel of the lush green canal.
Another quote from Jonathan Hale: "After a certain age, a child tends to stop seeing just what is in front of him--the shadows, the colors--and starts instead to see what they signify. It is no longer a lovely blue-and-white shape with while speckles on it, it is Rest Area This Way. But it is a lovely blue, isn't it? Must we have one or the other, practical information or intuitive vision? Must the intuitive experience be childish? The old way of seeing is a child's way of seeing. It is my memory of how I saw when I was five years old. But it is not childhood I want, it is the visual experience I remember from childhood."