Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Color as subject

Because color is often the true subject of a piece, I like to start a painting with a particular color in mind…which often leads to the title. In this case, Azure was painted with the blueish tint often seen in weathered wood. When you catch a glimpse of weathered clapboard, or barn board, particularly in late afternoon, a bluish hue emerges from what,  at first glance, might appear as gray. With Azure, I amplified that blue, and built the remaining color palette  around that central color.

This piece is available through Woodstock Gallery, Woodstock Vt.

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