Sunday, July 28, 2013
Trying something new, the quieter cooler tones of a foggy day.
There's a real challenge in managing the transitions between white paper and lightest values.
Here I tried to weave the areas of white to make a path for your eye through the painting, not sure if this one is done. I may let it alone or I may intensify the colors in the water.
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Friday, July 26, 2013
More trees and pushing the colors of summer. The gestures the wind sculpted these trees into attracted me to this scene. Plein Air and finished in the studio. Here's an earlier state to give you an idea of my process:
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Thursday, July 25, 2013
Wildflowers and Fog, Pebble Beach
I escaped the heat inland and found this colorful meadow next to the beach in Pebble Beach. There seem to be wildflowers in bloom there year round there because it's like spring year round. I was attracted to the patterns and the colorful tapestry the flowers created and the contrast of the warm colors with the cool fog.
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Labels: california wildflowers, fog, pebble beach, plein air, watercolor, wildflowers
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
San Jose Mission Morning in California Art Club Exhibit. Along El Camino Real: The Missions of California
Along El Camino Real: The Missions of California
The Old Mill, 1120 Old Mill Road, San Marino, CA 91108
September 4– January 12, 2014
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Labels: california missions, fremont, morning, san jose mission, watercolor
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