Wednesday, December 14, 2016
A Quieter side of California: "Cypress Hush"
This was painted during a quick trip last weekend to Santa Cruz, at Lighthouse State Beach in the fog, then rain. On trips like these, I like to push myself to try new subjects, and new ways of seeing and painting. The challenge here was to be very careful of the values and the quietness of the colors without being dreary. I am happy with the mood in this one, a far cry from the colorful brocade of Mount Diablo's slopes
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Labels: California Coastal, Cypress Hush, LightHouse State Beach, plein air, santa cruz, watercolor in the rain
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