How to create contrast in your paintings using a toned ground.

How to create contrast in your paintings using a toned ground. Toned grounds can often be a passive element to a painted creating a mid tone 5 to create unity for the painting as a whole. I wanted to explore how complimentary colours could be used to develop contrast and complexity. I have long been…

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Orchard Walk

Gathering ideas for paintings from an Orchard walk |I really enjoy getting out into the landscape to gather ideas. Yesterday, the weather was wonderfully sunny in the morning so I decided to take a walk with my teenage son in the orchard. We are fortunate to have a local orchard at the back of our…

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