Joe Bradley on painting

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“working on a painting while it’s laying flat, you become less aware of how it will work compositionally. You don’t get hung up on how the upper left hand corner looks…” ~ Joe Bradley

Joe Bradley on painting

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“Unprimed canvas mimics paper in a way; to me it looks like newsprint. With gessoed or prepared canvas, the white surface feels like artificial light. I just don’t like the look of that white peeking through.” ~ Joe Bradley