The Dark Art is not something from Harry Potter, it is something from the old masters. Not every piece of art has to be bright or sharply defined. The tone of an image dark or light often sets the mood before one comprehends the arts message. Don’t let the perfection of form drive the interpretation of your art, give your art a chance to digger deeper into the viewers soul. A palette can be the road map into deeper meanings or messages, seek the tones that deliver your message in a manner that is not hidden in technical perfection. The Dark Art is seeing things that live in the shadows.