During the Key concept lecture today, we spoke about Friedrichs painting and how it looks as though the woods are staring at the person.
As much as I love this painting by Friedrich, it stood out to me as something that I should avoid in my subject practice. The person in this painting stands out, as if it is looking at the landscape, or that the landscape is looking at him. This is not what I want to aim for, but the opposite. I want the figures in my painting to become part of the landscape, and for it not to look like they don’t belong there, much like the person in the painting