Pam Kellogg. When you see black patches in a block it is usually with a darker palette or jewel tones.. It is very seldom you see it with pastels as Pam has done here... What makes the black work here??? The hat of course... not only the color of the hat but the irregular shape of it... Remember..."parts relating to parts and to the whole."
When I started this blog I did a whole series of posts on framing images.... If you missed them you might want to give them a look.... http://blocktalkwithgerry.blogspot.com/search/label/frames
Sorry I've neglected this blog of late but it seems like I've barely touched the ground since Wichita and the next 3 weeks don't look much better... Plus doing the photo shop examples are very time consuming... But I will be back mid-January... Happy Holidays everyone!