Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Westport Docks, End of Day

Westport Docks, End of Day                    oil on panel                10" x 8

A quick post on this dock scene from Westport, Washington. It's pretty active and I used an umber underpainting which I usually don't do. While it worked out, I still prefer a more vibrant color wash underneath, such as cad. red or rose.  

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8 comments:

  1. Bonjour chère Mary,

    Je ne suis pas très présente en ce moment sur les blogs !
    Je suis heureuse aujourd'hui de trouver un moment pour te rendre visite J'ai la joie de découvrir une peinture très très belle.
    Une palette riche en couleurs et émotions.
    Je suis tout simplement éblouie ! Bravo !

    Merci pour ce magnifique partage.

    Gros bisous ♡

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  2. The umber underpainting definitely worked with this painting Mary. This is a fabulous piece! My eyes takes me all over!!

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  3. This is wonderful, Mary! Gorgeous color! Your brushwork is superb. It's what I wish I could do! You make things look so painterly! Love it!

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  4. Mary, these boat paintings are wonderful. I live right at a harbor and I rarely paint boats. It feels so challenging to me. But you are giving me inspiration. This looks really good!

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  5. Oh WOW - this is seriously good!
    What a great painter you are. Colors, values. design...you have it all spot on.
    Hope all is well in your world.

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  6. Mary I looked for my favorite little part and found it in the reflections at the bottom of the painting. Beautiful strokes and a very successful painting.

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  7. I love this painting, Mary, especially the way the colours take my eyes for a dance all around it! Just gorgeous!
    Sharon

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  8. Wonderful sunset colors! It seems I hear the splash of water through your painting.

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