Tag: closed painting

Closed and Open Paintings

I was just reading yesterday about closed and open pictures. I hope I get this the right way around.

An open picture has objects touching the sides as if there is more going on beyond the page.

I have made lots of designs for Society6 out of one big painting. Those individual designs are all examples of an open painting.


I think I prefer them like this.

This is the whole painting:

Which do you like best? Did you know about open and closed paintings?

Here’s another example:

And here are the open ones:

See if you can make more pictures with one big one. Happy creating! 🎨