Arranging & Painting Meaningful Still Lifes

Metcalfe, James A.
October 2009
American Artist;Oct2009, Vol. 73 Issue 802, p36
The article talks about Delaware artist Frank Trefny's still life paintings. According to Trefny, his paintings represent him as an artist and feature his passion for beautiful, paintable subjects. He sometimes choose a specific object as a focal point in his painting and see what develops when he positions other items with it. Paintings that forced Trefny to find creative solutions include "October Still Life" and "October Table." The intensity in his artwork can be attributed to his palette.


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