Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Moonlit Shores 4" x 4" acrylic

On a bright, moonlit evening, a gull forages along the shoreline. Although I witnessed this scene during the daylight hours, a very limited palette of paynes gray, raw umber, and white was used to create the dramatic moonlight effect. It is an incredible experience to watch the ocean with a bright moon because it creates a unique glow and that is what I wanted to capture in this painting.
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1 comment:

sreenivasa ram makineedi said...

Nice paintings.
I dont know how u managed to get that smoothness with acrylics. impossible for me.