• A Gouache Landscape by Moran

    6 monthes ago - By Gurney Journey

    American painter Thomas Moran (1837-1926) used gouache for many of his landscape paintings.
    Thomas Moran , Summit of the Sierras, 1872-1875 , 360 x 250mm, about 14" tall.
    Gouache over graphite on cream laid paper, Chicago Art Institute Typically he worked over a tan or cream colored paper. Because he covered most of the surface with darker or lighter washes, it's not always easy to see the paper through the paint.
    Up close you can see a few of the pencil guidelines showing through the delicate washes.
    Thomas Moran , Summit of the Sierras Moran loved the convenience of watercolor and...
    Read more ...