• Moonscape

    16 days ago - By Diane Mannion

    Moonscape, watercolor, 9x12" Drove to Venice in the dark to meet artist friend, Sally Christiansen just before sunrise. We painted the entrance to a trail that leads to the beach from the back of our cars in the parking lot. A full moon was setting in the tree branches. At just the right time, a man walked his dog into my painting! I love how figures give the landscape a sense of scale. And his red shirt was just the shock of color needed to balance the greens. Tinkered with this watercolor later to strengthen the contrast. Although a bit overworked, I like the way the light and...
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