Saturday, February 13, 2010

Sea at Killiney

It should really be called "Sky at Killiney" - the sea is not the main element of this painting.

I feel I'm getting closer to the effect I want - these 2 paintings were done in relatively small size (9"x12"). The more successful of the two on cold-press 140LB Canson paper. The paper I used for the other one was too light and didn't give me the diffuse effect I was looking for. And the colours are more South Pacific than Killiney!

Now the challenge is to achieve the same effect in a larger format - I'll tackle that tomorrow!

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