Saturday, January 23, 2016

Montana Spring Creek

           Montana Spring Creek                oil                   12" x 16"

Another fly fisher today. I blocked in 4 values once the drawing was done and then just went for it with areas of varying greens. In this one I made a particular effort to saturate the color in the foreground and graduate both value and saturation to a lighter grayer version toward the horizon. And it's just like me to be drawn to those orange sleeves  :)  
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5 comments:

  1. Lovely painting Mary.. All the best .
    Vic.

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  2. Wow - I love the feeling of distance you captured, Mary. I enlarged it and really enjoyed finding the beautiful different greens you used. ..great technique on the front grasses.

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  3. Your figure has just the right gesture. All that solitude and the action of the fly fisherman. Perfect.

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  4. just lovely...(if a fisherman can be "lovely"! haha!) Awesome work

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