Friday, November 12, 2010

Progress - on Black Background


Very slow, but progress is being made.  This is not what I hope the final will look like.  I am finding it quite interesting building up the image against a canvas painted entirely in black.  I usually tint my canvas with either a red, a yellow ochre or burnt sienna wash. 

This is fun, will see where the process takes me. Apologies for 'blurred' image.  My camera seems to have some water still floating about somewhere inside.



  1. You are working well with the black background,
    Ruby, this painting takes the viewer right down the river!

  2. It's wonderful! I wouldn't have known there was a black background, but now that you mention it, it adds so much to the mood of the piece and the depth.