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How to Improve Your Summer Green Paintings

1 month ago   |   By Kem Studios

'Sweet Summer Meadows' 10x8 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $150 Yesterday I went crazy with green. I wanted a very green forest scene. I wanted the viewer to be enveloped in greens. So I did an underpainting with the local color of green. It worked. But usually I am looking for relief from too much green in a landscape. I am looking for ways to make the green more interesting and easier on the eye.
This painting demonstrates how I used another color UNDER the green to make it feel more natural and interesting. I wanted to infuse my meadow with warmth and sunlight so I chose a warm color...
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