Friday, June 15, 2018

ACEO - Peach Sky 2 and 3

While going through some small paintings, I pulled out these two pieces that I had started a couple of years ago (see post on December 2016).

With Peach Sky 3 I had to turn it upside down and then the two of them when placed side by side matched at the edges and may be framed as a diptych.

I worked on both of them at the same time so that one ran across and would seem as a part of the other.

Peach Sky 2

First I lightly marked in the waterline on both pieces with a pencil so I had a base for the rocky shore.

Using various greens and greys, made from French ultramarine blue, Antwerp blue, raw sienna and new gamboge, I started at one side and worked across adding the pines trees being sure to leave a space between the waterline and the tops of the rocks.

To complete both pieces I used a mixture of burnt sienna and raw sienna to put in the rocks.

Peach Sky 3

Thank you for coming to look at my artwork.

If you would like more information about ACEO please go to my post on 11 March 2010.

The ACEO shown here are all original watercolour paintings using Artist quality Winsor & Newton paint on 140lb. Fabriano 100% cotton, acid free watercolour paper. They are priced at $20.00 each and sold unframed.