Monday, November 22, 2010

NCWyethSky 6

9x6 inches, watercolor on paper

$75. US shipping $7.50; email for international shipping

Back to the Source: The magnificent paintings of Newell Convers Wyeth were certainly among the first images to ignite my love for dramatic, fantastic skies. Trying to match their subtle, thrilling colors and values seems a perfect way to explore the new palette layouts—based on multiple triads—I'm currently re-experimenting with. I'm also returning for a spell, in these daily pieces, to a wet-on-dry process, after several years of mostly wet-on-wet improvisation. I launched this blog, 400 or so works ago, with a few pieces inspired by N.C. skies; seems the time is right for a return…

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