Contemplation

I do not think of titles immediately, it usually comes to me in the midst of working on that particular piece.

I believe that titles are important to a piece of art, it is not only naming a piece of artwork, it gives identity and most important of all, ‘telling’ the audience the story, what the artist is trying to portray in his/her creation.

For example, this painting of my English Bulldog, Sugar, will be quite plain if I just titled it with her name. It will be just a portrait of my sweet lovey pet, Sugar.BUT, when I titled it “Contemplation”, it became a different kind of portrait. You will ‘study’ her expression, your eyes will be drawn to her eyes to see what she is contemplating, right?Therefore, I strongly believe in finding the right title. My opinion anyway. 

This portrait came about when we were lazing about