Thursday, March 24, 2016
Inspiration for abstract painting
March 24, 2016
Fredericksburg Plein Air Artists painted at Snead's Farm yesterday. We have been so lucky having beautiful weather.
The first thing that grabbed me was the pink color of the peach blossoms. I love pink. It made me think about painting an abstract based on that color. Since I like to do a small study before a big painting I mixed lots of tints of pink both warm and cool and of neutrals and painted a 6x6. I used warm white for most of this and cool neutrals. There is a little spring green there.
I kept what I have learned about composition in my mind and maybe still need to add some darks. I think I will be brave and paint a 24x30 or 36x36.