2. Fine Art - I want to paint to understand and enjoy visual ideas.
Here I will quote a respected food and wine judge, 'In summary less is more. The flavours and fragrances we most enjoy are the ones we only just perceive. More than that, they make us sick. Rose scent is a good example.' Fig 4 One of the greatest paintings of all time - sublimely subtle. The viewer knows exactly how the artist felt towards the subject. (note the lips slightly apart - a rarity in northern renaissance portraiture) Fig 5 The mystery, subtlety and the innovation in this painting makes your hair stand on end. Fig 6 The use of light and landscape in an allegory about painting.
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