Sunday, June 19, 2016

Geraniums in the Sun

I often like to paint over old paintings, so I found a figure study I had done years ago, sanded it down well- I didn't want any texture remaining for this one- and did my block in with Cadmium Red. One of my friends said what a shame; it looked like a good painting underneath. 
I let it go and moved to the next step.

My set up was in the deck and the afternoon sun had me in the shade and my plants in the light- perfect!
Several times I ampped up the chroma- I wanted it to really convey the warmth of the day.
12x16 oil on panel