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Ropeable

Ropeable geometry

Its a thing that Paul Cazanne uttered a few times ‘treat nature by means of the cylinder, the sphere, the cone’ Its one of the quotes that my art history lecturers used in describing aspects of Cazannes work and for some reason it struck a cord with me at the time and remaind as a key to looking at all imagery not just paintings. It certainly assisted my path through learning drawing to the point where at one point where all my drawings became geometrical. it certainly influanced Piccasso and Georges Braque as well who came before me. Its almost a universal truth that I have adopted and I see in almost everything. Its something that delights me when I see this underlying geometry no mater how mundane subject …

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