A Study in Backgrounds

This one has been a study in backgrounds. One of the things I struggle with is doing backgrounds, or environments for my subjects. I have a hard time figuring out how to fill the space. Sometimes it’s OK to focus on the subject without a background, but sometimes the background helps set a mood. Plus, …

Snowed Rock Wall – I’ll take a bit of serendipity

I threw a few colors together to make greys and neutral browns, and they just happen to be super granulating when mixed together. I was blown away while I did the rocks on this piece. Must remember, Daniel Smith Ultramarine, Quinacridone Gold, and Van Gogh Red Iron Oxide make amazing rocks. These rock walls are …