Friday, February 21, 2014

later on the same day

Later, on that same very bright day, as the sun moved lower in the sky, an egret settled right in front of me. I had to start packing up my painting supplies but took the time to photograph and hastily sketch the magic. I loved how all the colors deepened, the long shadows describe, and the sun lights up the egret just so. I have been working on this back in my cold wintery studio recently from the photos I took. Here is my beginning sketch on 11x14 gessoboard.

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