Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Roses and Apples

I have been missing my gouache!  This is a small 7"x 5" gouache painting on Arches cold press watercolor paper. I have been looking at the work of Tarbell and love all of the rich deep color that he uses.  I tend to gravitate toward high key paintings and in this painting the challenge was to really lay in the darks.  I used the Zorn palette with the addition of a green.  I love that palette because it is so versatile.  If you go to my Pinterest page you will find the palette in painting tips.


martinealison said...

Bonjour chère amie,

Une peinture bien lumineuse... j'aime beaucoup sa composition.

Gros bisous ♡

Sue Marrazzo said...

I like the flatness and matte look! NICE = )

LindaHunt said...

Thanks, Martine...I was really working on the composition in these quite small paintings! Glad you noticed!

Thanks, Sue. I love the velvety feeling of Gouache. I was trying for a more graphic quality to this painting. Happy it came across.

Julie Ford Oliver said...

Fabulous - I simply adore everything about this.

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