I used some of the same techniques in the composition below, that I used in the Emerging Landscape study a couple of days ago. The transparent iron oxide pigments (yellow and red, in this case) combines the earthiness of the opaque earth tones with transparency of a glaze. The yellow transparent iron oxide makes an nice filter for […]

Abstract 102316

I began with an earth-tone wash, using my transparent iron oxide pigments.  I tried ‘highlighting’ certain parts of the composition with a darker pigment. I should have used it a bit more sparingly. I used gouache to trace some of the patterns made by the interactions of the washes, and the more pronounced contours. I […]