• Turning on the Light! Fixing a Dark Painting

    5 monthes ago - By Kem Studios

    'A Light in the Forest' 11x14 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $325
    I love how easy it is to fix a pastel painting. I struggled with a demo painting last month. My goal was to create an unequal spacing of values....using more darks than light. I thought a forest scene with some mysterious light trickling in would be the perfect subject. But I just wasn't happy with the outcome. Have a look at the original painting below. It ended up being a bit too dark and mysterious! Instead of throwing it away or putting it in my pile of discards I decided to make a fairly drastic change.
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