• A truncated sub-palette and a chromium mystery device

    22 days ago - By Stapleton Kearns

    A demo painting done in front of a class on the Hudson River near Newburg, New York 16" by 20"
    (disclaimer, only the sky was done with three colors)
    Above is a shot of my palette. I have mentioned in previous posts how although I have earth colors and a warm and a cool or each hue, I sometimes work in only three colors. Some landscape painters work in a red, yellow, blue, whiiich is a restricted palette. They have no ochers, siennas, black or umber. I don't paint entire pictures this way very often, but you can, and it gives a lot of color harmony to a painting.It is possible to mix lots...
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