'Fishing Anyone?' - oil on panel 12 x 16 inch - $400
Another painting from the plein air painting weekend workshop a few weeks ago. It's been in my studio on the shelf since then, waiting for a little time to consider what it might need to bring it to completion. It didn't take much. Originally the darks/lights in the water reflections were a little jarring, so I worked on transitioning them a little smoother. A bit of concentration on edges seemed to take care of it. I was careful not to barge in like a bull in a china shop; because I really didn't want to destroy the spontaneous brushwork I had achieved which seems to be a hallmark of when I work outdoors. I used this limited palette: cerelean, ultramarine blue, burnt umber, indian yellow, cadmium yellow pale, white, and a tiny touch of cadmium red light. I was painting on a cadmium orange ground on the gessoed panel.