Wednesday, May 07, 2008
First laying in of oil...over Casein underpainting
Did not have a lot of time this afternoon, but began
laying oil in over the casein underpainting, and the
casein took it well, without any lifting of casein
pigment. I was quite pleased with that.
This appears quite abstract at this point...you can
see that hints of red come thru causing color
vibration, which Edgar Payne speaks a good deal about
in his book, "Composition of Outdoor Painting"
I will work the painting more to a completion I am
happy with...but my main initial curiosity is now
complete seeing that oil is received well over the