Monday, February 14, 2011

RIO CHAMA AT ABIQUIU - 18"x24" Work in Progress - the Glazes

2/14/11 - "RIO CHAMA AT ABIQUIU" - 18"x24" Study - Work in Progress (Glazes) -- This is a study for a larger commission piece (36"x48")  The sky is completed and the mountains in the distance.  Sky:  Thalo Blue, Permalba White, Indanthrone Blue and a touch of Yellow Ochre.  Far mountains:  More intense sky color.  Same mixtures.  Closer mountains:  Add Chrome Oxide Green Opaque and more Yellow Ochre.  River:  Deeper sky colors.  Land and trees:  Combinations of semi-transparent glazes:  Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Yellow, Burnt Sienna.  Foreground:  Burnt Sienna in cross-hatch pattern to simulate gravel (I hope).

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