Horizontal and vertical lines

It is possible that, through horizontal and vertical lines constructed with awareness, but not with calculation, led by high intuition, and brought to harmony and rhythm, these basic forms of beauty, supplemented if necessary by other direct lines or curves, can become a work of art, as strong as it is true. Piet Mondrian

Where is the finish line?

The creation of original, unique abstract art is in fact very challenging. It is mostly intuitive work. After a few years of painting activity, I believe that in abstract painting it is not difficult at all to paint something; the difficulty comes when you need to decide when to break the process and accept what has been created.  You have to trust yourself and believe in the image. It is Saturday afternoon. I am sitting down at my table, thinking about the painting in front of me. It is strange. It has been drawn using graphite on paper, with many layers of white paint (a combination of techniques which I rarely use). Is it already finished or is there any more work to be done? This is why I always take photos of my paintings in various stages. One of them is above…