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Friday, May 08, 2009

May 7 and 8


Yesterday afternoon I started this sketch of a church in the Fourth and Gill neighborhood in Knoxville, and finished the last wash on it tonight ... so, this will have to count for both days! I was off work today and we worked on the house (a much needed facelift!) with my parents' help. No time for drawing at all!

This triad is Cobalt Blue, Cadmium Red, and Yellow Ochre. I like the greys and nice warm tones, but was surprised at how difficult it was to get a medium / light green. The skies are still cloudy and the day was overcast, but these colors made it look more like an early morning in late summer.

I'm making notes of your suggestions for future triads, so please keep them coming!

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1 comment:

Teri C said...

I am so happy to see ou keeping your goal of 'everyday in May'. It is so good to see your work again!!

let me know when you try ATCs-geez, they are SO addicting! I get some when you do. :)