Although I still think of and refer to these (my) paintings, by their colours…the green one….the yellow one….etc. I am not a colourist. Not in the sense that Gauguin, Matisse, Howard Hodgkin are colourists. A true colourist uses colour as the main expressive element. So the emotions, thought processes, of the viewer are suggested and manipulated by the colour. Whether this gift (and I envy it as a gift) is inate or learned I don’t know….but there does seem to be a common factor with many such artists….that they experienced colour as an important element in their early life.
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