Tuesday, October 20, 2020

WORD PAINTINGS #103 & 104 - MAKING A PAINTING


Have been asked to describe how I make a painting...here is my initial source for First Snow. A "looking back" last minute photo on a stormy day in Truchas. You are welcome to follow this process thru subsequent posts at WORD PAINTINGS Nos. 103 & 104 (How I Came to New Mexico and Learned about Art and Life) - https://donnaclairwordpaintings.blogspot.com/

Saturday, October 17, 2020

FIRST SNOW (Truchas, New Mexico) - New 40"x40" Original Oil


FIRST SNOW (Truchas, New Mexico) - NEW 40"X40" Original Oil - all framed up and on the way to its new home in Virginia!!!! Photo Credit: Doug Yeager

Monday, October 12, 2020

LAZY RIVER DREAMING (Rio Grande at Pilar) - New 30"x24 Work in Progress - Glazes


LAZY RIVER DREAMING (Rio Grande at Pilar, New Mexico) - New 30"x24 Work in Progress - Glazes & Middle Tones. Glazes are usually the dark colors on your palette thinned to a transparency with painting medium.  Middle tones are a mixture of opaque colors and glazes. Color Notes:  Sky: Permalba wite, Cerulean Blue.  Hills: Holbein Portland warm greys, Dioxazine Purple, Paynes Grey. Foliage; Yellow Ochre, Gold Ochre, Burnt Sienna.  Holbein Green grey, Chrome Oxide Green Opaque. Water: Permalba White, Cerulean Blue, Paynes Grey, Chrome Oxide Green Opaque - some Prussian Blue and Burnt Sienna for darkest Glazes.  

Friday, October 09, 2020

LAZY RIVER DREAMING (Pilar, New Mexico) - NEW 30"x24" Work in Progress


 LAZY RIVER DREAMING (Pilar, New Mexico) - 30"x24" Work in Progress - Underpainting.  On Blue Gray toned ground.Most Colors mixed with Grumbacher MG Underpainting White & Winsor Newton Distilled Turpentine. Hills: Burnt Sienna, Ochre, Payne's Grey.  River: Prussian Blue, Permalba White.  Foliage: Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Chrome Oxide Green Opaque.

Thursday, October 08, 2020

FIRST SNOW (Truchas, New Mexico) - New 40"x40" Original Oil


 FIRST SNOW (Truchas, New Mexico) - 40"x40" Original Oil - Completed 10/8/20 - SOLD

Thursday, October 01, 2020

RIO CHIQUITO - LARGE & SMALL STUDIO EDITION PRINTS

RIO CHIQUITO - Large and small Studio Editon Prints now available at my Online Gallery/Store - https://www.ebay.com/str/Donna-Clair-Art...