Monday, May 2, 2011
One of my PaintingFriends, Judy Buckingham, posted her reference photo on our forum with a question on the shadows and asked some advice about colors. Her lilies were a cool hue like WN yellow or lemon and she wasn't happy with the green/blue/grey shadows she had painted. My suggestion was to try to take the photo to the warm side as there were warm colors in the English daisies, so this was my take on it painted yesterday. I found that WN yellow and gamboge/quin burnt orange/perm red looked awful together...who knew? So, I had to throw the whole thing to the warm side and just go with a cool background. This changed the whole intent of Judy's keeping the cool yellows, so she's going back in with some purples and blues to see what she can do...So, doesn't look like I was of any help...Ha.