Saturday, January 16, 2016

Shape, Value, Colour & Texture, Inc.

 Fire Brand (8x10) oil on linen

Of course Line and most importantly, Composition are part of the mix as well, but the 4 elements mentioned in the title are what these are about. The one above (Firebrand) was painted in the studio, and made up from images recorded at various locations in my sketchbook...

Gray Day (12x12) oil on linen

This one (Gray Day) was painted quickly on location on the central California coast with a limited palette. Although they are different subjects and painted under different conditions, both paintings are about shape, value, colour and texture...