|Monarch, Colored Pencil|
But choosing the size is also a part of composition. So go small!
Small works can be surprisingly intimidating.
How Do I Paint So Small?
Once you try a couple, you find it really isn’t that hard. With the correct tools and lighting it can be very relaxing. After the stress of painting large, there is a certain freedom in going small.
4x6 seems to be the most popular size, both with artists and with collectors. This seems to be small enough to be intriguing, and still allows the viewer to interact with the scene. Another plus-it is a standard size and relatively easy and inexpensive to frame.
|The Photographer - graphite|