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This week we started a new project using the still-life genre. We started by looking again at composition basics, framing, and the Golden Section. Then we looked at different ways to set up a still-life with the important message being "keep it simple". Thumbnail pencil studies followed. This will lead to an impasto painting to be done at home. Photos of the still-life set-up in class are in the RESOURCES file link opposite. Here are some of the preliminary drawings: