S Benson Todd
S Benson Todd © 2016
"Free Wheeling," is the second in a series of about seven, which includes variations of the oval/circle for a composition.
"The Way We Wear" Look at the comparison of Chinese "Lotus Slippers," withhow today's women torture their feet for beauty / style / sexual appeal.
"Freedom 205," a watercolor about how some of us spend our time. sold.
The collage above was created with 3 other artists besides myself:
Tori Baldwin, May Yip, and Ruth Savig.
"Vive el Arte" / "Empezar Otra Vez (to begin again)," a silkscreen, There are a couple of the prints remaining.
Experimental, Playful Placements of Subjects
"Time Rolls Along," with 3 historical time periods:
1) Open Land,
2).. .turning into
buildings & images from the 1950's,
Large Churches and
Large (Discount) Stores.
The top two pieces of Art include 3 columns and 3 rows of images.
The bottom three each have 3 images in different compositions.
Circular, Triangular and square compositions create interest.
Varying the layout of objects, or the subjects, can enhance theintended meaning, and /or the contrast desired. Use of a good composition makes your eye move around the piece, and thus makes it more interesting.