Oncoming Traffic

August 31, 2011 · 2 comments

Oncoming Traffic / 6 x 6 in / oil on linen / $150


With this painting I infused all of the colors with Cerulean Blue for color harmony. I’ve been trying out different color combinations lately, and with this one I didn’t use my ultramarine blue at all… I usually use that when I mix black, but for this painting, I think cerulean blue made a fine ‘black.’

I tried to get the effect of the car lights shining, and of atmospheric perspective on the tree-covered hill / mountain in the background…

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robin weiss September 2, 2011 at 8:17 am

Nice little study Jessie! Who would’a thought! Cerulean blue to make black! I love the color combination!

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Jessie September 5, 2011 at 11:47 am

Thank you Robin!

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