As the weather begins to change, clouds obscure the sun and winter light settles in. In this low key scene, we’ll pay close attention to value relationships. Techniques of wet-into-wet, pen painting, spattering, and broad washes will define this quiet piece.
A stately Italian villa basks in the warm afternoon sun while the surrounding Cypresses cast their long, cool shadows. Clean drawing, clean washes, pen painting, and stippling with gouache set this comfortable mood.
A view to the sea on a cool, autumn day. Thoughts of the summer past linger. Graded washes, pen painting, careful draftsmanship, and clean color applications finish this mood-filled scene.