Saturday, October 13, 2012

"Autumn at the Ice House", 6x6, oil on panel-New England landscapes, fall landscapes, small, affordable paintings, Hollis Ice House, Hollis New Hampshire

"Autumn at the Ice House", 6x6, oil on panel
I decide to use my plein air study of the Hollis light house, to paint this new painting. I used my knowledge of the way the light moves across the sky to reverse the light effect. The afternoon effect allowed the red of the building to be a enter of interest, where it struggled to be a center of interest when it was in the morning light and covered in shadow. See below:

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