I expected that these bright umbrellas would be the most enjoyable part to paint, but I had much more fun working on the figures.
Oil on 2" cradled panel, 6x12 inches
I love the size of this painting, it's not too big, not too small, just right. There are a few ingatherings next week, and hopefully this painting will be a part of something.
Oil on 2" cradled panel, 10x20 inches
In other news, we are having quite the heat wave this week. I think it got to over a 100 degrees yesterday, that's warm for right on the coast! My husband said it was 115 in LA. And...
I don't know why it's been so hard for me to photograph these last two paintings...they're not as dark as the screen says they are. Luckily my friend Lindsey taught me lots of new camera tricks yesterday (yay!), maybe some of those will help.
I've been enjoying these little ocean scenes, it gave me a chance to try painting that sea green color. I discovered that viridian green was crucial for my...