Saturday, October 4, 2014

Shimmering Dawn Skyscape

Shimmering Dawn Skyscape
8" x 10" horizontal
Pearlescent Pan Pastels and other Pan Pastels
on Aquabee Hemp Draw multimedia paper
photo reference from DAK723 on WetCanvas

I planned this painting four days ago when I first saw the reference in the October Pastel Spotlight. Theme was "Orange" and the photo's a lot more vivid. I wanted the pearlescent effect, but that lightened it so much it looked more like a dawn to me. The ground is less violet in person, getting the colors adjusted for the sky to look true made it look very violet.

More details on the materials in my Art Supply Reviews blog entry!

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