Sunday, June 10, 2018

Tulips For You

Awww the tulips were in the grocery store ad I couldn't resist.  I bought the creamiest ones I could find........12"x 12" am reminded over and over again just how important the initial layout of a painting is.  Accurate, yet loose drawing in the beginning and then establishing your pattern of values.  I have been using Vermilion and Alizarin Crimson to to the drawing and light washes of values.  I like this because the color is easily absorbed into the painting.  I purposefully kept the color range narrow.  It is funny where one finds inspiration for a color scheme.  I took it from the cover of the latest Living Magazine.  It worked beautifully.

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. Rumi

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