Saturday, February 27, 2016


I started this with Shadow Violet in the background.  I really love how that color separates and creates interesting things.  I will need to darken it a big in the bottom but will leave the top the way it is.

Then beginning with the leaves - violet/maroon/wine colors.

Before starting on the ginger leaves and corm (?).

This is on a half sheet (15 x 22 inches) Arches 300# cold press paper.  I like the 300# paper and seem to have acquired a few sheets so I'll be using them to try out how they differ from 140#.  I already see there is much less buckling when painting wet-in-wet.

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