Monday, October 22, 2007

Getting yourself into trouble

Sometimes you can learn more about composition from artists engaged in media other than music. Here's a great video interview with the painter Chuck Close, talking about when a work is finished, the advantages of working within constraints, the development of a personal style,
...painters would similarly try to get themselves into trouble. You'd push yourself into your own corner where nobody else's answers will fit and that's the key to finding yourself.
and much more.

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