Monday, March 26, 2012

Silent Wings - A Work in Progress

Well the temperature has gone back down to the seasonal norm of 18F (-8C) this morning with a brisk wind.

Earlier this morning there was a little bit of freezing fog which gave everything a misty look and I wanted to capture that in a painting.

Using Antwerp Blue and burnt sienna I washed in a greyed background sky. While the background was still wet I brushed in my trees using a slightly darker mixture of the same colours which gave a very soft effect to the trees.

I am going to add an owl to the painting and will post it again at a later date.