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Then I add a warmer Indian red 3 to the trunk. I paint dark reflections on the water with olive green 3 and gray-green 3, and I work chrome green 8 grayed with red-violet 8 to the light areas on the far shore to indicate the sunlit grass. Setups for Painting en Plein Air When I paint outdoors, I use a French easel that is light and easy to transport. I place my support on a board with clips, and I use a TV tray to hold my pastels (although you can buy portable pastel boxes that attach easily to a portable easel).

Then I block in the tree line with a red carmine hard stick. This complementary base will add to the rich color of the trees when I paint over them with green. 60 Color Palette SOFT PASTELS: blue-violet … burnt sienna burnt umber … cerulean blue light dark purple-gray … hyacinth violet ivory … light blue … medium cool gray permanent red light phthalo blue deep quinacridone violet … raw sienna ultramarine blue light HARD PASTELS: red carmine spruce blue violet rouge Step Two It’s nearly impossible to render the complex details of each cloud, so I concentrate on capturing the main shapes, colors, and values.

Step One For this piece, I choose a piece of white sanded pastel paper that will allow me to see my detailed drawing more clearly. First I create a careful line drawing of the basic shapes with a light gray pastel pencil. I concentrate on the largest flower shapes and think of the daisies as concave disks, facing some toward the light and placing others in shadow. I’m working from life, so I have to work fairly quickly before the flowers start to wilt or droop. Color Palette SOFT PASTELS: burnt umber cold medium gray cool gray fern green gray phthalo blue-green light blue light gray-green neutral gray-green palm green peach shell pink spruce blue Van Dyke brown warm light gray warm ochre white yellow ochre light HARD PASTELS: blue-violet hyacinth violet light ochre … lilac … rust PASTEL PENCILS: light gray 64 Step Two I use a lilac hard pastel for the middle tones of the lilacs and a hyacinth violet hard pastel for the darks.

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