shadow drawing 736 from the series: shadow matter
<p>As a visual artist I am concerned that we, in the West at any rate, must use shadow to delimit the boundaries of form.
Leonardo da Vinci wrote:<br>
Shadow is the means by which bodies display their form. The forms of bodies could not be understood in detail but for shadow.
<p>From this perspective we can look at Shadow as the dark matter of composition, without any value judgment of positive and negative space. I now use a laser beam to probe the space between the elements of a still-life. We might seek to reveal a true duality of trace and outline.</p>
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shadow space 736
electromechanical pen, Feb 2016
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identifying space and delineating it ideally points to how we perceive volume.
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