The solvent ran in the background creating ghosts of trees… a happy accident.
palette : titanium zinc white, cad yel light, cad red med, quin mag, ultramarine blue, burnt umber. panel tinted a rose color before starting. Browns made by combining (yel + red) + (ultra bl + quin mag). Burnt umber + ultra bl combo just for darkest.
Whenever I finish a painting, I often play around with it to get ideas for new paintings.
I take pictures of it, upload them on my Mac and fool around in iPhoto.
I crop, flip and change color and contrast, etc. So below are some “sketches”
for possible future paintings all based on “Fall Woods” above.
All images © Anita C. Miller