After completing some sketches in watercolour on site in the woods, i wanted to do some tests in oils based on the sketches that worked best. Working in oils suits this abstract work well since it has an intense colour and a wide colour range. These tests also gave me a chance to test working…… Continue reading Colour tests based on woodland sketches
Category: Reference Photos
Reference photos #3
This set of images was taken by chance when walking through the area I noticed how unusual the light and colours were so I started taking photos. Because of this spontaneity, I have more memory associated with the images. It will be interesting exploring how this memory association will affect the pieces based on these…… Continue reading Reference photos #3
Reference Photos #2
I have been collecting photos of trees and woods in different light. I wanted to capture tall trees with sweeping branches. Capturing their scale will be interesting to experiment with.
Collecting Reference Photos #1
I have been collecting images of outdoor scenes that have atmospheric colour and light. I was drawn to scenes where the light created patterns on water and through trees. I am going to do some sketchbook experiments with this material and see where it takes me, using a variety of mediums.