Tip file: Change up your format

From John Loughlin, in the May 1985 issue of The Artist’s Magazine:

Changing your painting format can quickly get you out of a compositional rut. I find that I keep my ideas fresh if I break away from the standard canvas sizes because they lead to traditional compositional solutions. When I go into the field to paint or sketch, I carry a number of offbeat sizes—14×7, 10×17 and squares like 14×14.

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