Monday, April 1, 2013

A Peek Behind the Curtain

I thought I'd show you a bit of how I arrive at a painting.
First, I cruised the streets of Edinburgh and found this.
Then I tried out a few thumbnails and made some color notes:

Thirdly, I did a study, just from the thumbnail and color notes:

I'll definitely give this one more go, perhaps adding a bit of burnt sienna to it.


Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

I've been in that spot :)

really nice painting :D

Rose Welty said...

It seems like Google StreetView picks good times of day to visit well known cities. Thanks Jen.