After telling you about all those exciting activities I recently experienced it is time for part6 of my commission of a river estuary painting.
After putting the finishing touches to the trees with many layers of different shades of green I started on the boat house. Mixing lemon yellow with a touch of burnt sienna I achieved the lovely warm tones which are almost leaning towards shades of orange. The bricks were stippled in with dabs of raw umber using a no.1 brush. I made sure it was not too much in focus as the building is almost a background feature.
The adjoining wall was painted in much the same way. However, I decided to make the tones much darker. Shadow areas received a thin layer of raw umber adding ultramarine blue where appropriate.
Over a period of several days I also started on the boats on the opposite side of the river.
Again I sent the image to my customer to let him know about the progress and give him a chance to comment on any changes that he might want. Glad so say he was happy.
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