• In thought

    1 month ago - By Nora MacPhail

    9x12" oil painting on the back of a sketchbook cover. ; )
    Today's Two-Colour Portrait was done with Light Magenta and Burnt Umber. I chose a warm and cool colour, thinking the pink was the warm, only to quickly realize the brown is the warmer of the two. doh I mean, burnt umber is orange right...?! I gessoed the board with a white and black gesso mix in order to see my values.
    Next is another picture of the whole piece, I love the perforations and I let the orange and yellow, from the original board, show up. (I sanded the gesso off the edges to bring that colour back). I added a little...
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