• Reflections in Still Water

    6 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    The Delaware River near Milford, Pennsylvania, casein, 5 x 8 inches The surface of the river becomes glassy as the afternoon wears on. Here's what I was thinking about as I was painting the reflections:
    • The reflections mirror the colors of the far bank of trees.
    • The colors in the reflection are very slightly darker than the colors being reflected.
    • Within the area of the reflections of the trees, the detail is stretched vertically downward.
    • The bottom edge of the reflection of the trees breaks up into horizontal fragments.
    • Slight zephyrs create a blue patch in the middle distance...
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