Sunday, June 12, 2011

Limited palette ...(plus cobalt blue) oil study


Less is more, part II! (white, cadmium yellow light, cadmium red, Ultramarine blue & cobalt blue).

Oil sketch: Celeste Bergin, Reflections, oil on 6x6 gessoed hardboard

15 comments:

How to get really good at oil painting said...

Great painting! I like how you did the trees as well as the water!

Stinson Fine Art said...

Nice.

Megha Kapoor said...

very nice! I liked the water and the reflections in it.

Megha Kapoor said...

very nice! I liked the water and the reflections in it.

-Don said...

That's one study that would look excellent hanging in my study.

-Don

AutumnLeaves said...

What an amazingly beautiful landscape this is, Celeste! This palette is one of my favorites and I find it so tranquil, especially coupled with this composition. I just think this is stunning...!!!

Doris Joa said...

I love love love this blue. Great painting, beautiful reflections - simply a wondeful landscape painting.

Jani Lori said...

Beautiful color...the reflections in the water are masterful...great job Celeste!

Jani Lori said...

Beautiful color and the reflections are "killer".......fine painting once again Celeste!

Casey Klahn said...

These are sublime, and exciting because of that!

billspaintingmn said...

A go to spot if I ever saw one. Tranquil and dreamy.
Celeste! You play color like a piano.

Robin said...

delicate, simple beauty. The blues are gorgeous.

hw (hallie) farber said...

A gem of a painting.

Suzanne said...

When you say "Less is More" and I see your latest 2 lovely paintings, You may have been at the Casey workshop with us.

martinealison said...

De la profondeur... de la magie... on a envie de se pencher pour s'admirer dans votre eau...
Bisous