Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

from the cloud appreciation society -

    "John Constable (1776-1837), the English landscape painter, said that the sky was the ‘chief organ of sentiment’ in his paintings. He become so obsessed with the clouds that, for a period in 1821 and 1822, he did away with the ground all together and devoted himself exclusively to painting cloud studies. What a clever fellow."

    "Leonardo Da Vinci described the clouds as ‘bodies without surface’ and they are a challenging subject for any artist, especially given that they never sit still for a portrait."

        Consider painting clouds today, or what surrounds them, or what they surround.

        We painted clouds yesterday, though mine sat on the ground like the eyes of ponds.

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