to Part II in this series on "Painting a
Landscape on Commission". Just as
was being published, I received a call
from my client saying that the preliminary
concept was accepted. It's a go to paint!
It is gratifying when there's confirmation
that you are on the right track.
I actually start painting, I need to do a
couple of things to prepare...
minimize lung inflammation, I leave the
canvas outside for a time. Meanwhile, I
look over my color
and client's room
once again. The more familiar I can become
with the subjects and colors, the more
intuitive my painting sessions will be and
lessens the reliance on references as the
notice that the client's room colors are
much cooler than are found in the natural
landscape. The biggest challenge will be
to create a natural-looking painting while
incorporating these bright, jewel-like