I have been working on this painting for almost two weeks now, off and on. I let it dry, look at it some more, see flaws and jump back into it. I actually almost thought it was done today until I got it up on the monitor and saw problems with the folds on her skirt.
Such is the world of an artist. We love our craft and sometimes we hate it. Most of the time we love it, though.
The thing that is very cool abut this painting is that I used a whole different palette in it and ended up liking it!!!!!! Colors I normally never have used or used only irregularly in the past. Earth tones.
I'm realizing the value of earth tones in mixing skin colors. So much easier! Yes!
So anyway, here's the colors I used on this one and when it is finally and truly finished I will post it again!- Indian yellow, cad yellow pale, yellow ochre, cad orange, Napthol red, (thank-you Lori Putnam!) terra rosa, alizarin crimson, Ultramarine blue and transparent oxide red. And white. Of course.
"Summer Days" is available through Gallery 444.