Work in progress – Into the West

Desert clouds_WIP

The early stages – Into the West, 11″ x 14″, Oil on linen

As usual, I’m juggling multiple works in progress. This is a new piece recently started, and I finally had some time over the last few days to get back to it. I’m always interested to see an artist’s process, especially the early stages of a painting. The majority of the time the viewer only sees the finished piece, and not the hours spent reworking areas, wiping things out, correcting and adjusting colors and values.

Desert clouds Detail 2

Detail of the clouds after glazing with Dioxazine Violet and Phthalo Blue

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