“Layabouts”, this is a small painting, 6″ x 8″, oil on canvas panel. This painting has SOLD.
The last time I painted here, the tide crept up my boots as I blithely worked away. It was going out this time, but my lesson had been learned. This was an overcast, slightly rainy day, which happened to turn from gray toward blue as the sun went down. I never know in this situation whether to paint the sky in first or to hold off in case it goes way beyond expectation. Today I painted first and found it the correct choice as I watched it deteriorate while I finished my work…
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