I painted these today in the rain at Playfair park here in Victoria. Usually I don't paint such a large painting but I bought a gorgeous odd size frame from a yard sale and I was dying to fill it.
Someone called these Irises Vincent Van Gogh Irises and I think it suits them.
Lots of motion in this painting.
Here's the painting in the frame.
I used only 3 primary colors plus white on a sienna ground. My favorite subject is groups of figures.
Holland Point Again. Today I decided to try an exercise using only white and three colors: cad red middle, cad yellow middle, and ultra marine blue.
I think the water should be greener and the distant land more purple or gray.
I like the warmth of the foreground.
It was very hot today and everybody was out. Lots of sail boats in the water. I found it difficult as everything was sun washed and blinding. I will try an umbrella next time. Acrylic 8X10
I also did this 8X10 watercolor driftwood study today.
I did this driftwood painting the other day. 8x8 acrylic the other day.
I love the way trees look with back lighting.
Look what the tide brought in. A nice cane chair. Too heavy to carry home but everyone who passed by sat in in and lifted it but decided it was too heavy to tote away. Even a crow perched on it for a while.
It was cold and windy and the water was all colors. lots of green.