I've really enjoyed trying to capture this night scene. The fact that there is some intense light in the scene which illuminates other portions of the painting to differing degrees adds to the challenge. The water is Ultramarine with Thalo Green added to darken the value...and just a touch of Cad Red Medium to gray it slightly. I used Rembrandt Cold Gray extensively in mixes with other colors, particularly in the buildings and dock of the middle distance.
Overall this image is slightly lighter than the painting, and even of the picture used to import the image, but it's reasonably close.
|home from the sea 20 x 24" oil on stretched canvas|
This is the 8 x 10 study done in preparation:
|Home from the Sea Oil Study on 8 x 10 canvas panel|
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