"A New Day" 8" x 6"
Oil on Board
After two days in a row of scraping off my plein air attempts (including one fitful scraping which resulted in "a new painting shirt", if you know what I mean), I feel like I had success today.
This time it was different. For one thing, I picked a better location.....quiet, peaceful, some overgrown grass, foliage - not all manicured. Second, I just worked smaller....8"x6". Third, I changed my palette! I felt like I got a new pair of shoes or a new haircut or both. I used Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Indian Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Lemon, Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue, Transaprent Earth Red and Titanium White.
Did I say the weather was perfect? The weather was perfect! What a pretty morning and I'm so glad I got to enjoy it painting and not scraping!