Robert Brindley

Monday, November 09, 2009

Sheriff Hutton Art Group 7th November 2009

Thank you for the warm welcome you gave me!

This is the completed painting after I made the following adjustments:
  • A further 'wet into wet' watercolour wash , using pure Cobalt Blue, Raw Sienna & Cobalt Violet was introduced to the surrounding sand & wet mud. The wash was made slightly darker at the top of the painting around the boats & lighter & bluer through the centre section, to give the feeling of sky reflecting on the wet surface.

  • A few random marks were made in the foreground to hint at pebbles & small rocks.

  • The details of the boats were added using a mixture of Acrylic & Watercolour paint.

  • The mooring ropes were painted with a No 2 'Rigger' brush using Acrylic mixes of Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Red, Ultramarine Blue & White, to produce a range of colours from Olive Green to neutral blue - greys.

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