The Italy Painting; final


It has recently been brought to my attention that I never posted the final image of my commisioned landscape.  So today’s post is that final image of a commisioned landscape that I had been working on for quite a few weeks.  This painting was done with a humble array of 6 colors, ultramarine blue, cad. yellow …
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Italy…wrapping things up.


So things are finally starting to come together…I’m feeling like I’m rounding a corner on this painting.  I’ve grown to really enjoy using a limited number of pigments…Decision making is certainly alot simpler with only 6 colors!

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Italy…still, working in progress


Italy — Southern Coast | Jeffrey Smith Art

I’ve had been struggling with the paint surface on this piece all along. I got to thinking, “Perhaps my white paint isn’t as fresh as it could or for that mater, should be.” For those of you who don’t think that paint can be old even right from the store, think again.  I headed off …
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The Italy Painting…the work continues


Here’s another look at my commission painting of the Italian coast.  I’ve been working with a limited number of pigments on this painting.  The idea, is that it help to bring about a greater feeling of color unity because everything has to be mixed…so far so good, but as a color junkie, there have been …
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