Art

Explorations in colour continue

I am just loving the life drawing/painting sessions I’ve been attending recently. The focus of these sessions is two fold – an emphasis on drawing skills and and an emphasis on free and imaginative use of colour.

I’ve been using acrylic paints and normally I would use the paint reasonably thick and opaque; but in these sessions I’ve been using paint in thin washes, sometimes over each other and sometimes over solid blocks of colour. Some beautiful effects can be achieved.

Also, the use of pops of unexpected colour can make a painting really quite exciting.

Here’s an example of what I’m taking about.

Let me know what you think.

Pamela

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