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The Exception That Proves The Rule

April 27, 2023

I’ve long adhered to the belief that warm colors adjacent to cool colors make for a dynamic, expressive color composition. And, I won’t deny that the tension created by warm - cool contrast is something I appreciate in a painting. Something essential even.

Marshall Noice | All Blues | Oil on Canvas | 36x36" | 6,300.

Having said that, here’s an example of a painting in almost exclusively cool colors that I find pretty close to perfect! No red, orange or yellow required.



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