Saturday, June 22, 2013

"Street Reflections #1 and #2" Contemporary Landscape and Figurative Oil Paintings by Arizona Artist Mary Opat

12"x12" Oil on Paper "Street Reflections #1
 
These are the first of a series of four subtractive paintings.  The process
involved prepping a special paper with modeling paste and then painting
a layer of cadmium yellow deep and letting it dry.  A layer of
burnt umber was applied to cover completely and then wiped away
in some places revealing the gold color underneath.  The white lights and
green/red reflections were added last. 
 
 
12"x12" Oil on Paper "Street Reflections #2
 
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1 comment:

  1. Love your Street Reflections! Interesting process too.

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