Wet into wet backgrounds

Colours used for this study were indigo and cadmium red light for the misty sky colour. Cadmium yellow for the sun. A darker sky colour  for the distant trees and sky colour with a little brown for the foreground tree. Other colour combinations used were light red and ultramarine and cobalt and brown madder .

Towy lane – oil on paper

In the first stage a drawing was done on a warm toned ground using a rigger and thinned paint. In the second stage tones and colours were suggested using thin washes with  no white. Fatter paint was used in the third stage and more white added to the mixes in the fourth stage.