Re: [teacherartexchange] To crop or not to crop ?
Maybe I'm the tie-breaker. As a desert rat myself, I prefer the uncropped; I think the pads are necessary to give context to the flowers. The pads are cool and muted enough to make the flowers stand out.
---- Woody Duncan wrote:
> To crop or not to crop ?
> I just finished a full sheet watercolor of a close up view of
> cactus blossoms. My question is - would it look better if the
> composition were cropped as shown in the second view ?
> Full sheet painting:
> Cropped version:
> If it is cropped, when matted it would fit a standard 28 x 22 inch
> But, most important - which way works best ?
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