Thursday, March 29, 2012

Spring Advance    8x10    oil on panel

Sorry for the long delay in posting. I have been painting away on schedule, just not posting. As you can see above, I am still painting with the dead palette. I added a Cadmium Yellow this time to bump up the greens in the middle of the canvas. This limited palette (Yellow Ochre, Venetian Red, Payne's Grey, Ultramarine Blue, and White) has been fantastic for winter and early spring. It makes it really easy to accurately match so many colors outside at this time of year, very quickly. I struggled for years trying to match certain colors that are a snap with this palette. Another nice bonus is that now that I can do them with this palette, I know how to make them with my regular palette. It will take a lot of grief away when I switch back the my regular palette.

Great News!
Three of my paintings were selected for the 2012 PAAC show in Taos, NM on May 5th. The show will be held at the Wilder Nightingale Gallery, right next to the old square in Taos. The paintings I have going are Sun and Snow, January Morning, and New Year's Day. These paintings can be found elsewhere on this blog. For more information about the show, click HERE . To see all the paintings in the show click HERE

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